Understand How to Safeguardthe Wellbeing of Children and Young People

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Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people 2.4 Describe the roles and responsibilities of the organisations that may be involved when a child or young person has been abused or harmed. Organisations such as Social Services, NSPCC(National Society for the prevention of cruelty to children), Health Visitors, General Practitioner and Teachers may be involved when a child or young person has been abused or harmed. Social workers roles and responsibilities are to provide a safe and warm environment for a child and young person. NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) roles and responsibilities are to provide support for children and families in situations such as domestic violence and abuse. NSPCC role and responsibilities is to also work with other organisations such as social services, police, family protection, education and health services. Health Visitors’ roles and responsibilities are to recognise if a child is being abused or neglected. A health visitors’ role and is also to support babies and children under the age of 5. General Practitioners (GP’s) roles and responsibilities are to maintain the skills in recognising if a child is being abused or neglected, they need to follow all the correct procedures if abuse or neglect is suspected. All GP’s should have regular training and update their training when necessary. Teacher’s roles and responsibilities are to create and maintain a safe learning and friendly environment. To identity any concerns and to act on them upon information. Staffs are to attend child protection and first aid courses, staff should have special training on training on safeguarding all children. Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting. 3.1 Explain why it is important to ensure children and young people are

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