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How confident are you that your staff are secure in their safeguarding knowledge? How do you monitor your safeguarding practice?
In a rapidly changing world, where the key priority is to safeguard and protect children, are you and your staff fully aware of your responsibilities in this area? If you are a leader, manager, deputy, safeguarding lead or deputy, this course will help you to reflect on safeguarding practice in your setting. It will draw on current guidance along with the Local Authority safeguarding audit to assist with planning for the effective monitoring of safeguarding practice.
This course, aimed at managers and deputies, will help you to reflect on current practice and provide practical strategies to have a positive impact on your setting. This course is ideal for practitioners new to leadership and management; deputies seeking to develop skills; and experienced leaders seeking to refresh and develop their skills and understanding.
This is a stand-alone course which is one of 7 leadership and management sessions offered throughout the year. Together they will provide valuable support to leaders and managers. In addition, supporting materials are available on the VLE to further supplement knowledge and understanding of this subject.
This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role. Course details are on the website.
Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.