SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN TRAINING
Safeguarding Children training is designed to provide you or your employees with essential knowledge about their role and responsibilities when safeguarding children and young people within the workplace. This 3-hour course has been developed in line with the competency requirements as set out in “Safeguarding Children and Young people: roles and competencies of health care staff” (Intercollegiate Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2014) and complies with National Occupational Standard SCDHSC0034 Promote the safeguarding of children and young people. Candidates will learn about different forms of child maltreatment and abuse; actions to take upon developing a concern with regards to child maltreatment/ abuse; the importance of sharing information; online and social networking risks; actions to take if concerns are not being taken seriously; signs to help identify child maltreatment/ abuse etc. The course enables your employees to become fully aware of the Duty of Candour. It will teach them to practice within a culture of openness and transparency and to understand their individual responsibilities in relation to the Duty of Candour.
Designed by healthcare professionals
Full compliance with the CQC/ Ofstead and Gloucestershire County Council standards; National Occupational Standard SCDHSC0034 and other current legislation
Duration 3 hours
Healthcare trainer support
Accredited by Trainer Courses and approved by TrainerQuals (Safeguarding Children at Level 1)
Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
Certification within 24 hours
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be sent a quality assured, accredited certificate via e-mail. It can be used to evidence compliance or your professional development. All of our Open Courses are approved by trainerQuals and accredited by the Trainer Courses Certification Service as conforming to nationally accepted Health and Safety, and Healthcare Professionalism Development guidelines and Health and Safety standards requirements.
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN TRAINING CANDIDATES
This course is for everyone who works with children or may have contact with children in their work settings, including:
- Nursery assistants and staff
- School and other educational organisations employees
- Health and Social Care staff
- Youth workers
- Charity volunteers
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Child maltreatment in its different forms (physical including Fabricated and induced illness, emotional and sexual abuse, and neglect) including child trafficking, FGM and radicalisation including prevalence and impact
- The relevance of parental, family and carer factors such as domestic abuse, mental and physical ill-health, substance and alcohol misuse
- What to do if there are concerns about child maltreatment, including local policies and procedures around who to contact, where to obtain further advice and support, and have awareness of the referral process
- The importance of sharing information (including the consequences of failing to do so)
- What to do if concerns are not being taken seriously or any other barriers to referring a child/family
- Risks associated with the internet and online social networking
- What the term ‘Looked after child’ means
- Ability to recognize possible signs of child maltreatment relating to the healthcare workers role
- Ability to seek appropriate advice and report concerns, and feel confident that concerns have been listened to
The assessment is carried out on completion of the course. You are given the chance to answer 20 questions with a 75% pass mark. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take the test immediately with tutors support and with no extra charge.
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