A Managers Safeguarding Level 5 Accredited Course

Managers Safeguarding Level 5 Accredited Course

Having a strong safeguarding strategy should be at the heart of all social care practice. However, many services fail to deliver a preventative approach to safeguarding and instead have a disproportionate approach to protection, are predominately reactive and fail to learn from mistakes. Systematically applying the 6 key principles of safeguarding can help cultivate a reflective service that learns and develops from its errors and near misses.

This course will prepare managers to have a strategic view of safeguarding in their own service. It will help them to determine the links between strength-based approaches, positive risk taking and Making Safeguarding Personal. It will help managers to understand the broader role of risk assessments as well as how to adopt creative approaches to fostering a shared vision and competency in their own teams. It will encourage managers to focus on quality of life, working preventatively, understanding proportionality and fostering stronger partnerships that will strengthen their safeguarding service.

Through group discussion and assessed work, the Managers Safeguarding Level 5 course delegates will develop a range of safeguarding strategies and a prevention plan.

This course is accredited with Advantage Accreditation Body to a Level 5. Candidates must complete all assessed work to pass the course. The course is delivered over four days and learners must attend all sessions.

Course Information Sheet

Download the course information sheet here.

Who should attend the Managers Safeguarding Level 5 course?

This course is suitable for managers and senior managers. Staff attending should have already completed a basic understanding of safeguarding and should have some strategic/management responsibility in the service they work in.

What resources would be made available to the course attendants?

Candidates will receive:

• Workbook
• Handouts
• The 3Spirit PREVENT Safeguarding tool / Additional Tools
• Cascade safeguarding infographic resources

How long is the course?

The guided learning hours for this course are 22. The course is delivered over four days. However, additional time should be allocated to complete the workbook.

How is the course assessed?

The course is accredited and therefore course candidates must complete the course assessment to achieve the award and the Level 5 Managers Safeguarding accreditation.

The Managers Safeguarding Level 5 course assessment includes:

• Completion of a workbook
• Embedded course activities

Why should you complete this course? What is in it for you?

Investing in training in the short term can be preventative and reduce costs in the long term. Safeguarding inquiries prove to be costly to services.

As an accredited course, our Managers Safeguarding Level 5 course offers great employment prospects to potential future employers.

This course offers enhanced skills and can also be used in conjunction with a teaching qualification by individuals wishing to deliver safeguarding training in their own service. Cascade safeguarding infographic resources are available to support teaching and learning in team meetings or in training.

What is the location, date and time of the course?

The course will run multiple times throughout 2020. The next session is due to take place online.

August/September 2020 Cohort:

  • 26th August: 10am – 1pm
  • 27th August: 10am – 1pm
  • 3rd September: 10am – 1pm
  • 4th September: 10am – 1pm

What is the cost of the course and what are the payment options?

The cost of the course is £547 + VAT + Admin Fees; £699 in total. This needs to be paid before the start of the training. Refunds will only be applicable if at least 30 days’ notice is given before the course start date. Tickets cannot be transferred to alternative course dates. Admin fees are non-refundable as per Terms and Conditions. You can pay over termly instalments. Please do contact us to discuss payment options that would be suitable to you. You contact us via email at info@3spirituk.com or call us on 01442 531105.

Book Courses

You can book a spot onto any of the Birmingham and/or London cohorts here.

Course Outcomes

The aim of this course is to develop skills in leadership in safeguarding

Day 1

1. Describe the aims of safeguarding
2. Explain the legislative framework for safeguarding
3. Describe key underpinning policies to support adults at risk

  1. MCA and consent to care and treatment
  2. Health and safety
  3. Person centered planning
  4. Positive risk taking
  5. Learning and development
  6. Recording and sharing information
  7. Recruitment

4. Analyse how the 6 key principles underpin safeguarding
5. Explain the key principle of proportionality
6. Explain what is meant by prevention and protection within safeguarding
7. Explain physical, psychological, sexual, financial and material abuse and neglect and acts of commission in relation to own service

Day 2

8. Explain organisational, domestic, discrimination, modern slavery and self-neglect in relation to own service
9. Identify associated crimes
10. Describe the duty to protect children and think family
11. Explain the importance of whistleblowing and sharing information
12. Describe how Making Safeguarding Personal supports rights
13. Describe risk factors and ways to reduce them
14. Give examples of restrictive practices and ways to reduce them
15. Describe how prevention strategies can lead to positive outcomes
16. Explain how to record and respond to abuse appropriately
17. Explain the process of enquiry
18. Describe how to support people to safeguard themselves
19. Describe the role of The Safeguarding Board
20. Explain how we learn from SAR’s to underpin policy development and quality assurance

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