Why is it important to safeguard children and young people? Name of organisation Role of organisation Responsibility Social Services Provide a wide range of services for children and adults. To give funds and care to those who need them. NSPCC Provides support for both children and their families. Identify and prevent cruelty to children and young adults.
This legislation is also about working with parents and other professionals and keeping everyone safe. Childcare Act 2006 The three main key drivers of this act is to reduce child poverty, reduce inequalities between young children and to improve the wellbeing for young children. It supports parents to have the ability to work, and also focus on the provision of good quality childcare for the working parents. This act is based on the EYFS and uses it. Children’s Act 2004 The act and the Every Child Matters act is giving a messages that safeguarding children is a shared responsibility.
It requires local authorities to provide more parental information services, but also to accommodate childcare providers with adequate advice and training. Every Child Matters The main aim of Every Child Matters is to ensure that all children are given the same opportunities to achieve their goals regardless of their background or circumstances. The Government works closely with local authorities and parents to promote children welfare and help them achieve the five outcomes (like
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.
Working together to safeguard children 2006 - working together to safeguard children sets out how nurseries, parents and carers along with health care professionals, social services and other organisations can work together to help safeguard the welfare of children and young people. Vetting and barring scheme- the vetting and barring scheme was set up by ICS (independent safeguarding authority) their aim is to prevent children being harmed by preventing unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults. At present due to the coalition some changes are being made to this system. Every Child Matters- the main focus areas for Every Child matters is early intervention, a shared sense responsibility, information sharing and integrated front line services. Every child matters believes that for a child to fulfil their potential, organisations, doctors, schools, nurseries and government agencies should help and
Within this document, the term safeguarding is defined as follows Protecting children from maltreatment. Preventing impairment of children’s health or development. Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care. Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcome The action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm - is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play.
We are achieving the principles and areas of learning in accordance with the eyfs 1.2 Analyse how integrated working practises and multi-agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people * The professional partnerships between the outside agencies and us are paramount to the child’s growth and development. * An example of this is that if there is a child under social services, I would communicate with health visitors, doctors, and anyone who comes into contact with the child or parents. * It is vital that all parties communicate with each other to ensure child’s safety at all times. 1.3 Describe the functions of external agencies with whom your work setting or service interacts. * My setting interacts with multiple agencies, these
CU3119 understand safeguarding of children and young people for those working in adult sector 1.1 As a trainee manager in social care it is my duty to ensure that all service users and staff are protected from any form of abuse as per our abuse policy, and all areas of safety/care are adhered to protecting them from significant harm/abuse or exploitation. Service user’s are made aware that if they feel they are being abused in any way, it is of the upmost importance to talk to their key worker, or me as the deputy manager, immediately so that necessary action can be taken. Where the care home supports service users finances, all monetary transactions are recorded on financial risk assessment forms, saying what and where the risks involved and staff and service users to sign and date at time of transaction. Service user’s are made aware of the safeguarding policy and are assured that they should not be afraid to report suspected abuse by others in the home. 2.1 It is my responsibility as a trainee manager to recognise the signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause concern in the form of safeguarding and to ensure that all members of staff have the training, knowledge and understanding to enable them to carry out their job role in a professional manner whilst protecting the people we look after.
1. Why is it important to safeguard children and young people? Legislation, guidelines and policies place a duty on all those working in schools to ensure the health, safety and security of children in their care.The importance of safeguarding children and young people is also significant in enabling them to develop and reach their full potential. Failure to safeguard children and young people can have a negative impact on a child’s development and health. Children and young people need to be protected from neglect and abuse and have a safe environment in which to grow up in with parents, teachers and any other close adult being approachable and accessible if needed, should a child develop a difficulty that concerns them.
It is vital the the child comes first. for children to create standards for all practitioners to maintain when working in a childcare setting. It also ensures children are safeguarded at all times and their welfare is promoted. It also claims that children are best cared for within their own families. However, some parents and families do not co-operate with statutory settings.