Upcoming Courses

*For those attending face-face courses, please note that our training centre is currently only accessible via stairs due to our lift awaiting essential maintenance. The training centre is therefore not wheelchair accessible at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss this further, or have any questions

Face-to-face:

  • Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th January 2022 (6.30pm-9.30pm)
  • Thursday 10th February 2022 (9.30am-3.30pm)
  • Friday 11th March 2022 (9.30am-3.30pm)

Online courses: 

All our online courses are delivered via Microsoft Teams.

  • Thursday 13th January 2022 (9.30am-3.30pm)
  • Thursday 17th February 2022 (9.30am-3.30pm)
  • Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th March 2022 (6.30pm-9.30pm)
  • Tuesday 5th April 2022 (9.30am-3.30pm)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'

When booking please inform Acorn of the areas the children you work with live. 

Aim:

To ensure that designated leads understand their safeguarding responsibilities in relation to the organisation and their colleagues.

Learning Outcomes:-

  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff
Participants will be able to:-
  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff

Who Should Attend?

All staff who have a responsibility for designated safeguarding lead, deputy or part of a safeguarding team

Location:

Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE

Or, online via Microsoft Teams