>22 Feb 2021

Designated Officer Training
Monday 15th & Monday 22nd February 2021
6.00pm – 9.00pm (6 hours total)
Facilitated via Zoom


Who is this course for?
This training is suitable for Designated and Deputy Designated Officers who are responsible for overseeing the safeguarding of young people and adults at risk within their settings.
All participants must have completed certified training in safeguarding at level 2 prior to attending.


Course Aim:
The training aims to equip participants with the knowledge relating to overseeing safeguarding for young people and adults at risk and provide an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Designated Officer.


Course Content:

  • Understand the role of the Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • Assessment and the organisational policy and procedures regarding safeguarding

  • Local Health and Social Care structures, referral procedures and subsequent processes

  • Exploration of values regarding abuse of young people and adults at risk, and explanation of the impact of these on professional practice

  • Exploration of barriers to staff reporting safeguarding concerns and consideration of strategies to alleviate these

  • Record keeping and communicating confidential and sensitive issues

  • Supporting staff dealing with safeguarding issues

  • Whistleblowing and managing allegations against staff

  • Ensuring safeguarding is raised at each AGM

Cost: £90+ VAT per person
For further information or to reserve a place on the above course, email v.foster@people-1st.co.uk or call 07714 234921

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