NEW to the Role of Designated Safeguarding lead (PVI)
Only for practitioners NEW to the role of designated Safeguarding lead (PVI).
About this course
This course is for those who are NEW to the role of Designated Person to enable them manage their safeguarding responsibilities in an early years setting. For more details please see 'Course aims and outcomes' below. If you are an experienced DSL please do not book a place on this course and instead attend a DSL Network.
The external provider for this course is Hempsall's, and their training delivery is via Microsoft Teams. Please note when booking this course that names and email addresses may show on the screen during this training due to the platform of delivery. Hempsall's will only use this information for the sole purpose of the DSL course.
Dates, times and venue
|Thursday 12 October 2023||9.00 - 12.30||Microsoft Teams (Online)|
|Tuesday 23 January 2024||13.00 - 16.30||Microsoft Teams (Online)|
|Wednesday 24 April 2024||13.00 - 16.30||Microsoft Teams (Online)|
Further course information
By the end of the course the Designated Person will:
- Develop a clear understanding of the role of the safeguarding designated lead
- Understand how local and national research, guidance and knowledge informs best practice for safeguarding children
- Recognise and respond to risks which may increase the risk of harm
- Explore tools that could assist professionals to create and embed a safe culture through the use of effective supervision and multi-agency working, in line with the national legislation and guidance and Ofsted requirements
- Understand safer recruitment of staff and volunteers and tackle inappropriate behaviours in line with local procedures.
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