A Safeguarding Designated Person has the responsibility for ensuring an organisations safeguarding policy is adhered to.
This includes supporting staff who encounter safeguarding issues and work. You need to recognise welfare issues, share appropriate information, manage staff training and make referrals to the Local Authority Safeguarding team.
If your organisation comes into contact with children, families or adults at risk, having a Safeguarding Designated Person means that you are taking vital steps to ensure that your safeguarding efforts are as effective as possible.
Modules you will cover in this Safeguarding Designated Person online training
- The role of designated person - In this Safeguarding Designated Person module you will look at responsibilities, specific requirements, DBS checks and dealing with an allegation about a person in a position of trust.
- Working together to safeguard Children and adults - In this Safeguarding Designated Person module you will look at Local Safeguarding Boards and what they do and upcoming changes, Safeguarding Adults Boards and other useful contacts.
- Minimum training requirements around safeguarding - In this Safeguarding Designated Person module you will look at monitoring, training audits, basic training, levels of training, inter-agency training, knowledge, skills and understanding
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.
Is this course right for me?
Of you have the responsibility for ensuring an organisations safeguarding policy is adhered to or you are thinking of stepping up into this role then this course is for you.
On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.