Blog

5 areas to consider for your training needs

5 areas to consider for your training needs

When you are conducting your review of safeguarding processes and procedures, it is a good idea to also look at the training needs of your staff and team.

This is good for 3 reasons:

– You understand what training everyone needs
– You can ensure relevant training is being undertaken
– You can assure Ofsted (or other inspecting body) training is and has been done which meets statutory requirements and the needs of your service.

read more
5 considerations when your electronic safeguarding software goes offline

5 considerations when your electronic safeguarding software goes offline

In recent times there has been an explosion of software services that will help you, as designated safeguarding lead, manage your safeguarding referrals queries & enquiries electronically.

These systems have been an life changer for many designated safeguarding leads, and have meant that patterns can be spotted early, information shared easily & not just between senior leadership members but also between organisations where they use the same software.

This what you do when the system that you have come to rely on so dearly, goes down. 

read more
5 areas to consider in your Risk Assessment

5 areas to consider in your Risk Assessment

I appreciate that for many of you, you will probably be fed up to the back teeth about safeguarding audits and risk assessments. They are however, still, a really important part of the work that you do in your organisation. Your risk assessments are really, really...

read more
The 4 R’s of child protection: a reminder

The 4 R’s of child protection: a reminder

The start of a new year is always a good time to remind ourselves of the basics. As a designated safeguarding lead you will have overall responsibility for child protection. Many of you will follow the process below in your sleep. However, for others of you, it may...

read more
10 areas to review in your safeguarding policy

10 areas to review in your safeguarding policy

In this week's blog we are continuing our journey through the safeguarding audit. This week we are looking at my top 10 areas you need to consider when you are looking at your safeguarding policy. Keep it simple This is my absolute number one when it comes to any kind...

read more
10 areas to consider in a Safeguarding Audit

10 areas to consider in a Safeguarding Audit

In preparation for the new academic year, we're going to take a look at the top 10 things I think you need to be considering as part of your safeguarding audit. What we will then do over the following weeks is to take each of those in turn and look a little more in...

read more

Enter your details to get safeguarding updates direct to your inbox

Every month, you'll receive my my free safeguarding update straight to your inbox. I'll also send you details of new blogs and 5 minute masterclasses to help you keep yourself and your team up to date.

I'll also send you details of upcoming courses, conferences and membership of the Safeguarding Association. This won't be every week but will be several times a year.

Success! Check your inbox!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This