Managing allegations against those who work with children – ½ day course
Senior Managers or first line managers in agencies or organisations that work with children and young people (e.g. Children’s Services Managers, School Head Teachers or Deputy Head Teachers, Clinical and non-clinical managers in NHS organisations, managers of voluntary organisations).
By the end of the course, participants will have:-
Gained an understanding of the process for dealing with allegations made against employees that work with children
Understood the role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
Be prepared for participating in Strategy Meetings to safeguard children from professional abuse
Familiarised themselves with the concept of unsuitability, new vetting and barring scheme, safer recruitment and safer working practices