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Health Practitioners Safeguarding Children Training

To apply for a place on Single Agency (Health) Training

Following authorisation of training by line managers, please contact the training departments as outlined below:

  • Staff employed by Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, GP's and Dentists

All staff  who have contact with parents/carers, young people and children should attend Level 3 safeguarding children training. Access to L3 safeguarding children 1 Day training ‘Safeguarding & Promoting the Welfare of the Child’ is accessible via SCH Learning and Organisational Development Department on Tel. 2717512 / 2717225 or email coursebookings@sch.nhs.uk.

  • Staff employed by Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust 

Staff should contact the Education and Training Development Department on Tel. 2716280 or email training@shsc.nhs.uk.  For E-Learning please contact Becci James on Tel. 2263106 or Email e.learning@shsc.nhs.uk.

  • Staff employed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Staff should contact Nicola Smith on Tel. 2266644 or email nicola.smith@sth.nhs.uk.

  

Please note that all health professionals should attend single agency (Health) safeguarding children training in the first instance before attending multi-agency SSCB Safeguarding Children Training.

Aims of Single Agency (Health) Training

To develop a good understanding of our professional responsibilities in relation to safeguarding; child protection and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with relevant legislation; statutory guidance and SSCB Procedures.

Objectives:

  • Health Practitioners will be able to differentiate between vulnerable children, children-in-need, and children at risk of significant harm and decide on the most appropriate course of action. 
  • Health Practitioners will be able to apply current legislation and guidance to their daily work with children; young people and their families.

For details of who the named person for your organisation is please go to: 

NHS Foundation Trust Contacts

After you have attended single agency (Health) training you will be able to maintain your safeguarding children training compliance by attending SSCB Multi-Agency Training available according to your need. 

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