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Safeguarding Training and Services

Safeguarding Training and Services

Please see below for details of:

Core Training

Our core training offer is available via CPD online. Please note our current training programme is subject to government restrictions in response to the Covid-19.

  • Whole day centralised training course for new Designated Safeguarding Leads within schools and colleges
  • Aims to raise awareness of child protection issues; assessing levels of need and intervention; overview national guidance and legislation; local policy, procedures, multi-agency systems and referral processes.

Note: Due to Covid-19, this course is currently being offered as an online course.

Interim Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

Interim Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher for Medway

Interim Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

  • Whole day update refresher training for experienced Designated Safeguarding Leads who have completed DSL training in the last two years
  • Enables DSLs to maintain the statutory requirement to attend child protection training every two years.

Note: Due to Covid-19, this course is currently being offered as an E-learning Course.

Interim Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

Interim Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher for Medway

Interim Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

  • Whole day centralised training for Designated Safeguarding Leads

Focuses on strategic safeguarding responsibilities regarding online safety policy, practice and procedure, including managing incidents and making referrals.

Bespoke Training

Please contact the service to discuss bespoke training requests.

  • Two-hour basic awareness training suitable for all members of staff
  • Provides an overview of staff’s responsibilities and current priorities, developing their ability to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns and contribute to a safe culture.
  • Two-hour basic awareness training suitable for all members of staff
  • Aims to raise awareness of the risks posed by the internet and technology, implications for staff use and signposting to support, guidance and educational resources.
  • Whole day face-to-face training for select group of pupils
  • Currently only available to schools in collaboration with others (4-6 schools required)
  • Includes one safeguarding lead and one ambassador (pupil) activity pack per school.

Reviews and Other Services

  • Includes: eight-point plan evaluation; visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor; report and an action plan for the school.
  • Includes: visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor to review self-evaluation tool.
  • Includes: visit from Area Education Safeguarding Advisor; investigation, report and an action plan for the school.

Includes: Half-termly monitoring visits and written report of strengths of care provision and areas for development.

  • This resource is to support DSLs in schools provide staff training themselves whilst following national guidance and local Kent processes.