Safeguarding of Vulnerable Children and Young People Level 3


UK Core Skills Training Framework (UKCSTF) Skills for Health Aligned

  • This course is aligned to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework (UKCSTF) , aimed to provide the learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills to enable learners to effectively safeguard, protect and promote the welfare of children and young people, establish and maintain a safe environment and deal with circumstances where there are safeguarding concerns.
  • All health care professionals should achieve a training and attain competences which is a combination of skills, knowledge, attitudes and values that are required for safe and effective practice related to their specific role. The course is appropriate to all staff working with children and young people.
Learning Objective: First Aid At Work
  • The aim of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Children Level 3 course is to provide the learners with the underpinning knowledge to safeguard children and young people in the workplace. By the end of the course, the candidates will be able to:
  • Understand the role of safeguarding vulnerable children and young people in England and Wales; Understand the different types of abuse and how to recognise them; Understand the key principles of legislation which protects children and young people in England and Wales; Understand the process for reporting suspected child abuse.

Course Details:
  • Legislation
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Principles of Nursing
  • The Age of a Child for Safeguarding Purposes
  • The Term – Child Abuse
  • A Child in need
  • Effective Safeguarding Arrangement
  • Promoting the Welfare of Children
  • Working Together 2015
  • The Assessment Framework
  • Why Children and Young People must be protected
  • Role of Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Abuse – Definition
  • Neglect
  • Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children (MET)
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Radicalization & Extremism
  • Child Trafficking
  • Internet and Social Media Networking
  • Duties/Responsibilities
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Safeguarding Children Legislation
  • Protection of Children Act 1999
  • The Children Act 1989
  • The Children Act 2004
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • The Role of the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • The Role of Social Services
  • The Role of Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB)
  • Multi-Agency Groups
  • Designated Officer Role in Child Protection
  • Levels of Needs
  • Barriers to Children & Adults Reporting Concerns
  • Reasons why Child Abuse should be reported
  • Information Required to Report Suspected Child Abuse
  • Process after a Report is Received by the Social Services
  • Key Principles of Information Sharing
  • Confidentiality and Sharing Information
  • Six Key Points of Information Sharing
  • Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Disclosure
  • Assessment and Referral Processes
  • “Think Family” Approach
  • The NSPCC
  • Case Scenario Exercises
  • Knowledge Competency Assessment

Target Audience: Health Care Professionals (Paediatric Consultants and Intensivists/Children’s Nurses/GPs/Mental Health Nurses/School Nurses/Forensic Nurses and Doctors/Midwives/Health Visitors) who work with children and young adults.
Fee: £120
Duration: 0930-1730
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Safeguarding Children and Young People Level 3

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