The Multi Agency Learning and Development Group is accountable jointly to the two Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Boards for Leicester and for Leicestershire and Rutland and reports to the LLR Planning and Delivery Group. The Group has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and for supporting and promoting the practical delivery of Safeguarding Learning in line with the current LLR Training Strategy.
This Group is made up of representatives of key partner agencies, who have the strategic and operational authority to commission and commit resources to the multi-agency programme in order to meet the essential requirements. This will include representatives from other sectors such as Adult Services.
A key responsibility of the Multi-Agency Learning and Development Group is to develop, commission and support the implementation and administration of training and development opportunities and events to meet the needs identified in the Training Strategy agreed by the two LSCP(B)s collectively.
This course is designed for both DSL’s and deputy DSL’s (apart from schools) that are new to the role and those that need to complete their refresher training. Designated Safeguarding Leads are also known as Designated Safeguarding Officer or Lead for Safeguarding there are many equivalents.
This is an advanced level course for those that have already had Safeguarding Awareness training including the signs and indicators of abuse.
Session 1 : Exploring the Role and Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020 09:30
Session 2: Key Local and National Updates and Making sure you are effective in your Response to Concerns October 6th 9.30 – 12.30
Session 3: Multi-agency Working, Information Sharing and Safer Working Practice October 13th 9.30 – 12.30
Delivered by Leicester City Council Early Help and Prevention in partnership with Leicestershire County Council, this awareness training is aimed at parents, carers and professionals who are working directly with children and young people.
By the end of the training you will be able to:
Understand what child criminal exploitation is
Recognise the signs of child criminal exploitation
Understand the terminology for slang (urban) words
Feel confident to know where to go to for help and support
Delegates will need to complete a pre and post training questionnaire a link will be emailed to you once you have secured your place.
Please sign to either set of the below training dates, only if you can make both of the sessions to that relevant training;
Develop a clear understanding of the role of the safeguarding designated lead
Understand how local and national research, guidance and knowledge informs best practice for safeguarding children and young people
Recognise and respond to risks which may increase the risk of harm
Explore tools that could assist professionals to create and embed a safe culture through the use of effective supervision and multi-agency working
Understand safer recruitment of staff and volunteers and tackle inappropriate behaviours in line with local procedures.
Confident in the role of safeguarding designated lead
Know how to make a quality referral
Work effectively with other agencies
Create a safe working culture
‘Safeguarding Competencies’ met by the course : 1 to 29
Please choose only one of the below dates:
Understand what is meant by safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and how this impacts on your role.
Understand the legal context of safeguarding
Know the different forms of abuse and neglect
Be aware of some of the signs and indicators that might cause concern
Know what makes children and young people more vulnerable to abuse and neglect.
Understand the statutory requirements governing consent, confidentiality and information sharing
Understand recording and reporting procedures within the context of your own work
Understand the barriers to sharing concerns
Comptencies met with this course - 1 - 11.
Please choose only one of the below dates:
The purpose of the course is to:
Help strengthen the skills of professionals with Early Help responsibilities by developing a greater understanding and confidence in managing an effective TAF meeting.
On completion of the course you should be able to:
Recognise the importance of multi-agency working and engagement of the child and family in preparing for an inclusive, accessible and focussed TAF.
Be clear of the Role of Lead Professional in relation to a TAF.
Describe the role of the chair and how to carry out the key elements of this role.
Recognise common concerns and conflicts and know how to manage these.
And have gained:
• Tips for dealing with common difficult conversations/behaviours.
• Increased knowledge and confidence to carry out your role and responsibilities