Section 47 states that the Local Authority has ‘a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering, or likely to suffer, signiﬁcant harm’. Section 17 states that services must be put into place to ‘safeguard and promote the welfare of children within the area who are in need’. The Education Act 2002 This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: * services to work more closely, forming an integrated service * a ‘common’ assessment of children’s needs * a shared database of information
Children Act 1989 outlines that parents and professionals must work together to ensure the safety of a child. The local authority has a duty to investigate when there is a concern for a child who may be suffering or is at risk of significant harm Children Act 2004 provides legal framework for Every Child Matters. It also includes the requirements for services to work closely, forming an integrated service.There are five key features to the Children Act 2004: 1. Children’s Assessment Framework (CAF) to assist multi-agencies to work together 2. Revised arrangements on sharing information 3.
Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with children and young people. As well as having a safeguarding policy of our own at school, I am aware that Stoke-on-Trent City Council has its own safeguarding policy. This requires all organisations that work with children to co-operate to keep children safe from harm. The Stoke-on-Trent safeguarding children’s board is responsible for ensuring that all agencies and departments working within the area work in unity to support the welfare and safety of children. They monitor the success of the work that is done by local agencies to guarantee that all practitioners within the area have a clear understanding of safeguarding procedures, policies and requirements.
TDA 2.2 Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people 1.1 Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. The Children Act 1989 and 2004 This act includes two sections that focus on child protection: * Section 47 – the local authority has a duty to investigate a reasonable suspicion that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm * Section 17 – services must be put in place by the local authority to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their area. This act also provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters (and earlier piece of legislation). Working Together to Safeguard Children (2010) These guidelines set out the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) which deals with the duties of organisations and how they should work together. Education Act 2002 This tackles the responsibilities of local education authorities, governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm.
CYP Core 3.3 Task 1 1.2 Child protection is used to describe a set of government run services deigned to protect children and young people that are vulnerable or victims of abuse. The child protection officer in my setting is Rachel fisher (manager). Child protection is not just protection children form abuse is also to make sure every child is safe and consider the wellbeing of each child In our setting we have polices and procedures to follow for crime and bulling, keeping children safe from accidents, missing children, promoting welfare and health and safe etc. Also in our setting we have key workers so you can follow each child and would notice changes. Risk assessments such as providing a safe environment inside and outside a school setting.
Section 17 states local authorities must put services into place to ‘safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their area who are in need’. Children Act 2004. This Act provides the framework for Every Child Matters. It requires that services work more closely, earlier support is given to parents experiencing problems, that there is a database shared between agencies which is relevant to the welfare and safety of children and that there is a ‘common’ assessment framework to help the early identification of need. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989).
The Education Act 2002 - This sets out responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 - This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: Services to work more closely, forming a integrated service A common assessment of children’s needs A shared data base of information which is relevant to the safety and welfare of children Earlier support for parents who are experiencing problems E- safety council - set up guidelines for the safe use of the internet and other technology in order to protect children and young people from harm Describe the roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of the children and young people Doctor/ Hospital - doctor’s are usually the first person of call for their patients, and usually are first to pick up possible signs of physical abuse when examining a child or young person at their surgery. Social services - Social services have a duty to support vulnerable families. They must
CYP 3.3 understanding how to safeguard the well being of children and young people 1.1 some of the main legislation related to safeguarding children began with the Children Act (1989). This was updated with the Children's Act (2004), which included the principle of integrated children's services (Different services working together to support children young people and their families). And incorporated the five main principles of Every Child Matters ( A UK government initiative launched in 2003 to improve outcomes for children and young people). the ACT also introduced local safeguarding children boards (statutory organisations that over see service provision for promoting the welfare of children and young people). which are statutory organisations in England and operate within each local area to ensure that services co-operate to promote the welfare of children and young people.
Level 2 Diploma in Childcare – UNIT 3Name of Candidate – Regaugetswe KomaneDate started piece of evidence- 23/10/2014Unit Title: MU2.4: Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety | 1.1 Outline the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the work setting. The health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting will include but not limited to: * Safeguarding Policy Insists of child protection, health and safety, and risk assessment. * Anti-bullying Policy * It is a legal requirement for all schools to have an effective policy in place to prevent bullying. This must include consequences for bullying behavior. The anti-bullying policy should also address what children and young people should do if they are bullied, it is important that the setting regularly communicates this to children and young people.
ASSESSMENT PLAN CT 229 - Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Date: 29/3/13 This unit is about safeguarding children and young people. Government has put in place various legislations and mechanisms to protect children and young people from harm . In order to enable them to develop fully, practitioners are obliged to perform their roles in ensuring that the environment, staff and all activities are organised to protect children and young people and support them when there are concerns. This is also done with relevant stakeholders to ensure that positive outcomes are achieved. I would like you to think of the reasons why such systems are in place and different ways by which children and young people can be exposed to harm.