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Safeguarding children: designated safeguarding person - safe staffing lead

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
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Early Years Trainers
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Target Audience
Early Years Practitioners
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Early Years PVI Settings
Early Years PVI Settings - Core Care Courses
Event Description
Safeguarding children: designated safeguarding person - safe staffing lead
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
The aims of this course are to:

  • recognise the role and responsibilities of the designated lead person for safe staffing

  • develop knowledge of online safety, the potential online risks for staff and children and how to 'stay safe' online

  • understand how to manage allegations made against staff including the role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • develop knowledge of safe staffing and safe recruitment practices including the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Additional Information
This course is only suitable for practitioners working in Early Years settings registered on Ofsted Early Years, childcare and voluntary registers (i.e. NOT suitable for maintained settings or childminders).
Start Date
Friday 29 November 2019
End Date
Friday 29 November 2019
Closing Date
Thursday 28 November 2019
09:00 - 12:30
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