2.2 Roles and responsibilities when keeping children safe All governors and staff have a shared responsibility to safeguard children. They all have to be familiar with and follow setting’s procedures and protocols for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. However, there are certain designated persons in school with more specific roles and responsibilities, who must be contact to express concerns about a child’s welfare. All Staff and Volunteers To know how to work with the policy/procedures of the setting To know when and how to respond to when concern are raised To appreciate the guidance of the relevant Local Safeguarding Children Board To supervise children within set ratios To observe and monitor children to make sure they grown up in confidence To work as a part of professional team To monitor children health and general well- being To be a role model of positive behavior To be suitable qualified with full DBS clearance Protect children from harm from Internet/social media etc. Class teacher To work as a key person and actively engage with family in order to develop positive relationships and develop trust To maintain attendance record to maintain safe collection procedure for children The Designated Person for Child Protection (DPCP): has knowledge and skills for recognising and acting upon Child Protection concerns.
Specific data can how determine how well the child will do in a given time or the success of communication between parents and the school. The members of staff at Blakesley Hall Primary School is expected to act professionally in their job profession if a parent confides in them about an arising issue with their child if they have problems or something the school should know about. The reason for a confidentiality policy in school is all the students at the school have the right to confidentiality because of the Data Protection Act. The Data Protection Act is a law designed to protect personal data stored on computers or in an organized paper filing system. The Data Protection Act was passed by parliament to control the way information is handled and to give legal rights to people who have information stored about them.
Our Academy has Cause for Concern (CFC) forms to fill out for when there is a concern about the well being of a child. These are available from the office which need filling out with all information possible and a drawing on the body map of any marks where possible when completed given to the designated officer who is a member of the senior leader ship team. She will then work closely with any outside agencies. All paper work is kept locked away and forwarded on if a child moves to another school. | United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is to ensure that no person is denied a right to education.
This piece of legislation also ensures that all practitioners meet both the physical and emotional needs of the children and young people in their care. The Children Act 2004 ensures that practitioners plan activities around all children’s needs taking into account those children within the environment that have a disability or learning difficulty. This piece of legislation also ensures that all children receive the same opportunities for learning as everyone else and that each child receives the right amount of support with their learning. Every Child Matters 2004 is also embedded within this piece of legislation. The Equality Act 2010, this piece of legislation ensures that all practitioners treat children, young people and their families with respect and appreciates that people are from different backgrounds believe different things and have different attitudes to others within the setting, this means the practitioner must be open minded about diversity.
Encouraging learning and development of children and young people. Assessing observations to identify additional support needs a child or young person will need (CAF) which is a common assessment framework, this system enables multi agencies to access and add information about children. The safeguarding of children and young people is an integral part of our everyday activities: wearing ID badges to identify ourselves; not putting ourselves at risk to possible complaints when dealing with children i.e. getting them to change out of their wet clothes themselves or by having other adults around if you must assist them; signing in/out at the work premises; anyone in contact with children have an enhanced CRB checked to ensuring we comply with current legislation . Every Child Matters, Human Rights, Health and Safety at work, Data Protection etc.
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. 2. What is a child or young person-centered approach and why is it important? Every child/young person is unique and therefore has individual needs which will help them achieve their full potential as they develop. A child/young person centered approach will empower the person to be in control of their lives.
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.
Safeguarding is about much more than just protecting children from direct abuse. Any and all services that work with children and young people has a wide rrole than simply protecting them from neglect and abuse. A big part of safeguarding to ensuring the protection from harm or abuse to children and ensuring their safety at the setting and at home. Also asking sure that all staff members that work with children know what to do if there is a suspicion of abuse happening and they know what to do next. Also supporting and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and ensuring that this is being promoted in and out the setting to all children and young people.
Unit 209 Assignment Support children and young people's positive behaviour Introduction This assignment will demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of why it is important for all staff to be consistent and fair when applying boundaries and rules for children and young people. Also outlining the implications that inconsistent application of rules may have and applying the rules and boundaries in accordance with the policies and procedures. Detailing the benefits or encouraging and rewarding positive behaviour and providing examples of the types of behaviour that should be referred to others and to whom these should be referred. Assessment Criteria 1.2 Why it is important for all staff to be consistent and fair when applying boundaries and rules for children and young people and outlining the implications that inconsistent applications of rules may have. All staff in school should know and use rules consistently and behaviour should be monitored closely by the schools senior management.
CYP Core 3.3 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people. Task1 1.1 Legislation, guidelines, Policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people within the UK; Children act 2004- the children’s act 2004, provides a legal base for nurseries to deal with any issues relating to the children. The children’s act 2004 has principles for the care and support of children which is also known as Every Child Matters. These principles are; ← To allow all children to be healthy ← Allowing children to be safe in their environments ← Helping children to enjoy life ← Assist children in their quest to succeed ← Help make a contribution- a positive contribution – to the lives of children ← Help achieve economic wellbeing The children’s act also includes the requirements for integrated services, such as health services, social services and schools working together. 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.