Unit 002 1.1 - My current job role is as an 'Apprentice childcare worker'. My job purpose is to support the team leader and childcare staff to create a safe and stimulating childcare facility for children aged 0-12 years. To ensure appropriate activities are provided and support each child in reaching their full potential. My key responsibilities involve: * To assist and work closely with the children, other members of staff and parents. * To assist and implement and ensure that i follow agreed policies and procedures.
Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Unit 202 safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Learning Outcome 1 1.1 Discuss the current legislation, guidelines and policies and procedures for the safe guarding and welfare of children and young people The United convention on the rights of the child 1998 In 1989, the world's leaders officially recognised the human rights of all children and young people under 18 by signing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention is the basis of all our work. UNICEF is the only organisation working for children recognised by the Convention. The Convention says that every child has: * The right to a childhood including protection from harm. * The right to be educated including all girls and boys completing primary school.
Feedback must be given to them to encourage future planning and progression. 1.3 Explain the responsibilities of an assessor. It is important that an assessor understands all standards and criteria so that a learner is aware of all the requirements they will be working to. Assessment planning is essential so that time is used effectively throughout their qualification. This helps the learner to be prepared and well informed.
TDA 2.9 1.1 1.2 1.1) Describe the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people's positive behavior. In every setting the must have a behaviour pocily as it is a legal requirement.This will tell what the staff will do if any situation occurs within the setting. These guidelines are in place for the staff and parents to understand all the codes of condust that are in place.The behaviour pocily needs to be read and understood by staff to be consistent with all techniques to encourage positive behaviour and be consistent in the use of intervention techniques and set a good example to the children and be good role models.In my setting they have many different guidelines e.g Safeguarding children (
1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people Children Act (1989) - Legal framework in relation to safeguarding young person. It brings together all previous legislation. Section 17 focuses on children in need and is updated in the children’s act (2004) Part V relates to safeguarding children and young people. Duty of the LA to investigate concerns of suffering child/young person. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 - which ensure that children are safe and looked after, children have the right to be protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect, negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation including sexual abuse by those looking after them.
CYP 3.3 - Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people 1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people Children Act 1989, this act aimed to simplify the laws that protected children and young people in the UK. This act made it clear to all who worked with children what their duties were and how they should work together in the event of allegations of child abuse. England and Wales produced separates documents – Working together to safeguarding Children (1999) – which emphasised the responsibilities of professionals towards children who are at risk of harm. Policies and procedures for safeguarding and child protection in England and Wales are the result of the Children Act 1989. The children Act 2004 introduced further changes to the way the child protection system is structured and organised in England and Wales.
The Education Act (2002) – This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities, Head teachers, those working in schools and the governing body. It is to ensure that these people do everything in their power to keep children safe and free from harm. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) – This 54 article document, sets out the rights and freedom of all children. In particular article 19 states children’s rights to be ‘protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation including sexual abuse by those looking after them’. Schools must also develop their own safeguarding policies which ensure the safety, security and
Trust is a big part of building a relationship with people, especially with children who are under your care. In my own experience of building relationships with children – students in my case – I found that having a friendly, open nature works best in gaining their friendship and trust. Children respond well to someone who is approachable and this is the only way to get them to co-operate with you. I have taught several children with social/personality disorders and although at the start of our relationship it was challenging to gain their confidence, I managed to build and maintain a strong friendship with them by being able to relate to them will and approach them with a bright, positive attitude. Maintaining a relationship with someone is very important also as it keeps you in contact with others.
Children have rights to be ‘protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation including sexual abuse by those looking after them’. Those countries which signed up to the Treaty, including the UK in 1991, are legally bound to implement legislation which supports each other. Children Act 1989 This Act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of the child. This Act includes two important sections which focus specifically on child protection. 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.
• Foster carers support parents and families who are partners in the care, learning, development and safeguarding of their children, recognising they are the child or young person’s first, and in most situations, their most enduring carers and educators. • Foster carers are integral to the professional team supporting children and young people in public care. Values • The needs, rights and views of the child or young person are at the centre of all practice and provision. • Individuality, difference and diversity are valued and celebrated. • Equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice are actively promoted.