New to Role and Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) in Surrey. (Not for Schools, Colleges or Early Years Settings)
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Brief Outline: This course is an introduction for DSLs and DDSLs to develop an understanding of their role in taking the lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection. The workshop will enhance knowledge and skills to enable delegates to lead a culture of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children within their provision.
Who is the course for?
The course is for staff who are recently appointed or will soon be appointed to the role of DSL or Deputy DSL who work directly in a safeguarding capacity with children and young people. This may be in standalone after school clubs, charity settings, sports or activities, respite care settings and other sectors working with children who would benefit from further support in this area of practice. We also welcome those who would like to refresh their knowledge.
How long will it take?
What will I learn?
By the end of the course participants will:
- Understand how to undertake operational DSL work within their provision including the referral/request for support process
- Understand how to develop and maintain good quality safeguarding records and systems
- Have developed an understanding of their responsibility in leading a safeguarding culture within their provision
What are the benefits?
- The course will enhance knowledge and skills to enable delegates to lead a culture of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children within their provision.
- Understand Surrey’s policies, good practice, models including Family Resilience and Family Safeguarding.
- Improve safeguarding of children across settings and ensure a consistency of response.