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The Foster Care Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

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The Foster Care Training Hub

Designated Safeguarding Officer Training Fostering
Designated Safeguarding Officer Training Fostering

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This course will ensure that designated staff understand their safeguarding and child protection responsibilities, in relation to the organisation and their colleague’s practices. The course will also promote and develop effective working relationships.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To describe the role of the designated lead
  2. To state key areas of responsibility
  3. To describe key legislation and guidance that underpins the role
  4. To identify the steps children centres must take to ensure the safety of children
  5. To detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children, and how to overcome them
  6. To make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  7. To understand the importance of recording, storing, and sharing information
  8. To understand the emotional wellbeing of staff

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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