Do I need safeguarding training to work in an after-school club?

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If you work in an after-school club, whether it’s on a school premises or privately run, you have a responsibility to safeguard the children in your care. However, are you required to have safeguarding training? Find out below… After-school clubs Running an after-school club is a huge responsibility, no matter what the age group of…

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The Cost of Safeguarding: Fees Reduced for DBS Checks

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Did you know that the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) reduced its fees for a DBS check at the start of this month? Here’s how much you’ll have to pay for a DBS check from now onwards, and more about the cost of effective safeguarding in your workplace. What is a DBS Check? You might…

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Do safeguarding training certificates expire?

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Your safeguarding training certificate is one of the most important pieces of paperwork you need to keep up to date with as a professional, so what are some of the easiest ways you can ensure your safeguarding training never expires? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training is also known as child protection training and it…

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What do I need to know about schools safeguarding training?

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Schools safeguarding training courses are a legal requirement for every member of staff, but what else do you need to know about safeguarding in addition to your regular training? What is schools safeguarding training? There are a whole lot of different ways to take safeguarding training if you work in a school, pre-school, or college…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in a school?

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Safeguarding training teaches you to protect the welfare of children and vulnerable people, so it’s incredibly important to have an up to date safeguarding certificate if you work in a school. But is training the only factor you need to consider when it comes to effective safeguarding in a school? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019: Update

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It’s essential for all staff who work in a school or education environment to have read Keeping Children Safe in Education. The 2019 update to this statutory government guidance includes some important changes that you’ll need to be aware of before the start of the academic year. Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 The statutory…

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The importance of safeguarding training in Sports and Leisure

Every day, hundreds of thousands of children around the UK take part in hundreds of different sporting and leisure activities. Parents, guardians and those who organise and run the activities all share the responsibility of ensuring that the children who take part are safe and cared for during the fun. The organisers, employees and volunteers…

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Understanding Self-Harm in Young People

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Self-harm is becoming increasingly common amongst young people in the United Kingdom, but there are still many misconceptions surrounding the issue that show we still have a long way to go towards understanding self-harm, the causes and indicators, and how we can help young people who are self-harming.   What is self-harm? Many people think…

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How do you safeguard a child?

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Online safeguarding training forms an essential part of core training for many professions across a wide range of sectors. If you work with or around children and young adults under the age of 18, it’s highly likely you have a legal duty to safeguard their wellbeing…but how, exactly, do you do that? What is safeguarding?…

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What is safeguarding in dentistry?

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As a member of the dental team, you have a professional responsibility to take dental safeguarding training and know how to use your safeguarding knowledge in the event of a real-life incident in your surgery. But what exactly is safeguarding, and how does it relate to dentistry? Dental safeguarding responsibilities If you work as a…

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