CYPRUS

IN LINE WITH UK GUIDANCE, SSAFA CYPRUS PROVIDES THREE LEVELS OF SAFEGUARDING TRAINING.

WHAT IS THE RIGHT LEVEL OF SAFEGUARDING TRAINING FOR ME?

Healthcare staff, click here to find out more.

SSAFA staff and other organisations, click here to find out more.

LEVEL 1

All new members of staff should undertake Level 1 training as part of their induction. Click here to download the electronic booklet. 

LEVEL 2

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

To develop knowledge, skills and the ability to work together on the processes for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the training participants will be aware of:

  • What to do if they have concerns about children in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.
  • What will happen once they have informed someone about those concerns.
  • The further contribution they may be asked or expected to make to the process described in What To Do If You’re Worried a Child is Being Abused, including how to share information.
  • Some basic information and background about the legislative framework within which children’s welfare is safeguarded and promoted.
  • Have knowledge of the outcome of the Categories of Abuse.

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LEVEL 3

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

To develop knowledge, skills and the ability to work together on the processes for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Describe inter-agency roles and responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • Describe, and contribute to, the processes outlined in What To Do If You’re Worried A Child Is Being Abused, including the purpose of inter-agency activities and the decisions required at each stage.
  • Demonstrate skills in effective collaboration between agencies to achieve intended outcomes for the child and family members.
  • Detail the protocols and procedures to be followed, including the ways in which information will be shared across professional boundaries, within and between agencies, and be recorded.
  • Demonstrate skills in engaging with professionals, children and families throughout the process, including contributing to strategy discussions, child protection conferences and reviews.
  • Specify which agency, team or professional has lead responsibility at stages of the process set out in What To Do If You’re Worried A Child Is Being Abused and the precise roles and responsibilities of everyone else who is involved, including the way in which children and other family members will be involved.
  • Outline the timescales set down in the regulations and guidance that govern the completion of assessments, making plans and timing of reviews.
  • Describe the purpose and limitations of the child protection plan.
  • Describe what to do if they are unhappy with the response from agencies following a referral or if they have any further worries about a child’s welfare.

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Contact SSAFA PS&SWS Business Support Administrator Mary Fry, to find out more or book a place on a training course:

Tel        +357 2474 4453

Email    mary.f@ssafa-cyprus.org

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