Voluntary, Community & Faith Sector Safeguarding Children Training
Voluntary, Community & Faith Sector staff training
The SCSP E-Learning Suite of courses provided by Virtual College is moving to a new updated training platform called ENABLE on Wednesday 1 September 2021. Please ensure that you complete all courses that you have started and download all certificates for your records - you will not be able to access your learner account on the current platform after Tuesday 31 August 2021. Join us on the new and improved platform from Wednesday 1 September 2021. Please be aware you will need to register for a new learner account.
The Sheffield Children Safeguarding Partnership (SCSP) recommends that all staff (paid workers and volunteers) working with children and young people in Sheffield who require introductory level safeguarding children training undertake the free SCSP e-learning course: Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training. All staff - paid workers and volunteers - working with children and young people in Sheffield are able to access the free SCSP e-learning course: Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training.
This course is likely to meet the needs of most staff/volunteers working in the VCF sector. However anyone with a safeguarding lead role should also attend the 1 day multi-agency Working Together to Safeguard Children Course
Following the Working Together course, practitioners are welcome to attend any multi-agency training events including courses, conferences and lunchtime seminars – details of these are available on the SCSP multi-agency training page
In-house Safeguarding Training
The SCSP also provides an ‘off the shelf’ Safeguarding Children Introductory Course for practitioners working in the voluntary/community/faith sector. This can be delivered in-house by voluntary/community/faith sector staff. However, before providing this course in house it is strongly recommended that staff delivering the course attend the above Working Together to Safeguard Children Course
This in-house programme aims to provide practitioners with an understanding of the responsibilities under key pieces of legislation and associated guidance, and provides the background and context to safeguarding procedures in Sheffield. The training presentation, trainer notes and participants handbook can be downloaded from the links below.
The documents below will be reviewed and updated by September 2021.
For further information and resources please see: www.safeguardingsheffieldchildren.org/sscb/safeguarding-information-and-resources/resources-for-the-voluntary-community-and-faith-sector