Safeguarding

Safeguarding

The range of EBSI Safeguarding programmes and services are designed to provide training, advice and support on Safeguarding and the promotion of the Welfare of young people and adults in the workplace and Education Institutions:

EBSI Safeguarding specialists, will advise and work in partnership with each institution, LEA, Business, and/or individual to design a programme to meet their needs. Each programme provides valuable opportunities to support individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding and the welfare of all.

Safeguarding for Businesses

This programme is designed for businesses organisations where staff may come into contact with children through their work or voluntary activities. It can be delivered as elements of Businesses Child Protection processes:

  • Supporting the development of the organisation’s Safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding procedures covering staff and management involved with delivery of work-related learning curriculum programmes
  • Designed for employees as well as management teams
  • New or refresher programmes
  • Supporting existing policies and procedures within a Business Organisation
  • Meeting the requirements of the latest Government legislation on Safeguarding and the changing educational, training and employment programmes

Safeguarding with Educational Institutions

This programme is designed for Educational Institutions and Local Education Authorities. It can be delivered via Local Authorities and/or to individual Educational Institutions as elements of their Child Protection processes:

  • Supporting the development of Safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding procedures covering learners, staff and management involved with delivery of work-related learning programmes
  • Designed for employees as well as Institution management teams, including Educational Institution Governors
  • New or refresher programmes
  • Supporting existing policies and procedures within each Educational Institution, work-based providers, Business Organisation and the relevant Local Authority sections
  • Meeting the requirements of the latest Government legislation on Safeguarding and the changing educational, training and employment programmes

Health & Safety Checks and Placement Assessment

This service is designed for Educational Institutions and Local Education Authorities and covers Work Experience and Work Related Learning activities.  All Health & Safety Checks and Placement Assessments are carried out on all the allocated employers by an experienced and IOSH qualified EBSI Advisor/Co-ordinator. This service covers :

  • Visit to employer/s premises, where placement will take place
  • Completion of H&S checklist
  • Insurance and CRB checks
  • Monitoring of placements
  • Evaluation and report

The following are some of the UK Legislation that encompasses the requirements within the EBSI Safeguarding policies and procedures:

LORD LAMING’S REPORT – AN ANALYSIS OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM A MET PERSPECTIVE

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND SAFER RECRUITMENT IN EDUCATION

WORKING TOGETHER TO SAFEGUARD CHILDREN (2010)

SELF ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH SAFETY AND WELFARE (MARCH 2009)

QUALITY STANDARDS FOR WORK EXPERIENCE (DCSF JUNE 2009)

EVERY CHILD MATTERS AND THE CHILDREN ACT (2004)

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE (YOUNG PEOPLE)

SAFEGUARDING VULNERABLE GROUPS ACT(2006)