Safeguarding for Volunteers

Ref: C3742838

Safeguarding is Everybody’s Business.This workshop for volunteers at The Sunnybank Trust will raise attendees' awareness of abuse and neglect of 'those at risk' and will clarify the roles and responsibilities they have as volunteers to prevent and respond to Safeguarding concerns within the Surrey area. The workshop will look at the key responsibilities from the Care Act 2014 (rev 2016); what ' at risk' is; identifying types and indicators of abuse and neglect and how to raise safeguarding concerns.

Additional information about this course

Working in partnership with East Surrey College

Course aim

This workshop for volunteers at The Sunnybank Trust will raise awareness of abuse and neglect of those at risk and the roles they have as volunteers to prevent and respond to Safeguarding concerns.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • The Sunnybank Trust volunteers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain who 'a person at risk' might be .
  • Recognise the 10 types of abuse and neglect set out in The Care Act (2014) revised 2016.
  • Identify indicators of abuse and neglect.
  • Explain how to raise a safeguarding concern to the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub in Surrey.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course outline

Safeguarding for Volunteers Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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