Management Committee and Designated Person – Effective partnership in safeguarding children and young people

This one-day course as an initiative linked to the ‘Safe Project: Keeping Our Children Safe’ and is intended as a follow -on from Safeguarding Children Awareness training.

The training will enable participants to become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the designated senior person for safeguarding children. This is a legal requirement for all organisations who work with children and young people.

Posted: 10/03/2022

Course aims: ·

  • To describe the role of the designated safeguarding children officer and state key areas of responsibility ·
  • To describe the key legislation and guidance affecting organisations that work with children and young people in response to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare ·
  • To assist Designated Persons and Management Committee Members in assessing their knowledge, and developing policy, procedure and professional practice- Including in reference to allegations made against staff members or volunteers ·
  • To promote Designated Person and Management Committee Member’s awareness of high standards of professional behaviour and conduct for staff members and volunteers- Including how these are made known via induction & professional training and regular reference to Organisational procedures ·
  • To support Designated Person and Management Committee Members in conducting an audit of their setting (or Club’s) compliance with the legislation, guidance and policy- Including production of an action plan as follow-up

Target Group:

Applicants to this training should have attended a Safeguarding Children Awareness training course within the last 2 years and currently hold or about to assume the Designated Person or Management Committee Member role.

VAL standard fees apply.

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