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Safeguarding and Child Protection for the Designated Person in Early Years Settings

This half day course is for designated safeguarding or child protection coordinators, managers and established child-minders.

It seeks to support you in fulfilling your leadership role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in your care.
The aim of this course is to encourage you to explore the breadth of your role including raising awareness and confidence in your safeguarding responsibilities and are able to recognise when and how to make appropriate referrals.
If you apply what you have learnt in this course you will be able to;

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead within Early Years.
  • Identify the key legislation relating to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people.
  • Explain the referral process to Early Help and MASH.
  • Explain how to report allegations against a member of staff or volunteer in relation to LADO.
  • Reflect on practice relating to safeguarding and child protection procedures.
  • This course has been arranged for Early Years settings. Other groups are welcome to attend, but please read the course costs below before booking.

    Early Help staff, should contact the Practice Improvement team by email on if they wish to attend.

    Places on this event are non-refundable, if you are unable to attend please consider substituting your booking.
    Early Years
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    Sue Carr
    Learning and Development Admin (
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Thursday 10 September 202009:30 - 12:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 1
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Thursday 10 September 2020

    09:30 - 12:30

    Chichester - County Hall

    Committee Room 1