3.1 An explanation of why is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting?
It is important to ensure that children and young people are protected within the setting because it helps the child to learn and thrive. It only can happen it the child is healthy and safe and their welfare is promoted and also it gives the child to develop and achieve from an early age. Having a physical contact between the child and adult its important because it building and caring and trustworthy relationships only when handled in an acceptable and responsible manner.
3.2 An explanation of policies and procedures that are in place to protect children and young people and adults who work with them?
Policies and procedures are in the place setting not only protect children and young people but also adults who work with them, it is vital that all professionals follow safe working practices to ensure that not only children are protected but also themselves. Also a child or young person should be listened to in a calm and supportive manner which will allow them to talk freely and openly, it is also imperative that they are reassured about telling someone and how hard it must have been for them. Also when the disclosure has been made and the child is calmed and secure, the employee or adult should inform the designated safeguarding officer, relevant notes should be written down in the child’s own words including names that were mentioned, time and place of disclosure and place and background of the disclosure. Also its very important for parents to know that who is looking after they child and the main areas of gaining trust is by having an CRB enhance disclosure completed so every staff should be CRB check and no other person should be left alone with children e.g. training staff, voluntary or work experiences. When you working with children you should a degree of contact which is why you need an CRB enhance disclosure because...