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Training and resources

The LSCP Multi-agency Safeguarding Children Training Programme

COVID-19 update

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Local Safeguarding Children Partnership is working to adapt the safeguarding children training offer. The following workshops will be delivered online and bookings are now open.

This is a changing situation and we will review this regularly.

If you have any questions about safeguarding training please contact us at lscb@rbkc.gov.uk or call on 0208 753 5317.

Visit our e-learning webpage for other free online safeguarding workshops.


Safeguarding Children: Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control 

 

Meet the LADO Workshop (online) - 8 June 2020; 10am - 12pm

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

This 2-hour workshop, delivered by the Local Authority Designated Officers (for LBHF, RBKC and WCC) provides an introduction to the process by which allegations against professionals and volunteers are managed.

Delegates will be guided through when they should consult and/or refer to the LADO services, and what the next steps in the process are. Delegates will also made aware of what their roles and responsibilities are.

The workshop It is suitable for managers, deputy managers, governors and trustees.

This workshop touches on some areas from the Safer Recruitment workshop but it is not a replacement for that workshop.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop, delegates will: 

• Understand the legal framework for safeguarding in a professional context and the role of the LADO

• Explore how allegations against professionals are managed

• Understand how to make a referral to the LADO and what information needs to be shared and considered.

 

Safer Recruitment Workshop (online) - 4 June 2020; 10am - 16.30pm

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

This full-day workshop (delivered in x4 90 min sessions) is accredited by the Lucy Faithfull foundation and is suitable for managers and HR staff, including those who are involved in recruiting. The workshop provides a comprehensive approach to recruiting which aims to reduce the risk of unsuitable people gaining access to children through employment or voluntary work.  (please note this workshop is aimed at staff working in education sector but the general principles are applicable to any section of the children's workforce).

The workshop highlights a model of sex-offender’s behaviour which is then applied to the recruitment process to show how organisations can work towards preventing offenders from working in their setting. This workshop also explores how organisations can create an ongoing culture of vigilance and support staff to ensure this is organisation-wide.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop, delegates will: 

• Have an awareness of the need for safer recruitment

• Be aware of the means by which unsuitable people can gain access to children and vulnerable people

• Be aware of the means by which safer recruitment can be achieved

• Be aware of the processes for handling allegations against staff in order that staff have the confidence to identify those who may pose a risk to children and vulnerable people, and so that staff will know what to do if/when they have to deal with these issues.

 

 


Suggest a course or ask a question

The training calendar and how to book guide should take you through everything you need to know. But if you have a question it can't answer or want to suggest further courses that can be delivered for a multi-agency audience please do contact us.

Darren Williams
LSCP Learning and Development Administrator
Email: darren.williams@rbkc.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 8753 5317


Are you worried about a child or young person?

If you want to report any abuse or discuss concerns in relation to children and young people please contact:

Hammersmith and Fulham - tel: 020 8753 6610
Kensington and Chelsea - socialservices@rbkc.gov.uk or tel: 020 7361 3013
Westminster - accesstochildrensservices@westminster.gov.uk or tel: 020 7641 4000

In an emergency call the police on 999.