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Adult Safeguarding Champion Information Roadshow

  • Start Date: 1st March 2017, 10:30

This is a free 2 hour information session/workshop for management in voluntary, community, faith and independent sectors. It is being held in Training Room 2, Downshire Hospital, Ardglass Road, Downpatrick BT30 6RA.

Under “Adult Safeguarding: Prevention and Protection in Partnership” (2015) and the new “Adult Safeguarding Operational Procedures” (2016), all organisations or groups with volunteers or staff who require vetting at any level under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 are required to have an Adult Safeguarding Champion (ASC). 

Funded by the Health and Social Care Board and in partnership with the Local Adult Safeguarding Partnerships, Volunteer Now will be delivering these sessions to help you to...

-          Ensure that your organisation, staff and volunteers have the key information about the new ASC role.

-          Assess your current arrangements and plan for ASC requirements.

-          Identify additional training needs under the new arrangements.

PLEASE NOTE: This information session will be provided for management committees, senior management, line managers, HR etc. in Voluntary, Community, Faith and Independent sectors and a maximum of 2 participants from any one organisation will be accepted on to each session.

* Cost: This course is provided free of charge through support received from the Health and Social Care Board.

This course is for organisations in the South Eastern Trust area only. For other areas, please view our training calendar by clicking here. For further information contact us here: claire.maddison@volunteernow.co.uk.

We expect these sessions to be over-subscribed.  If, for any reason, you will be unable to attend a session that you have booked please contact us as soon as possible so that we can reassign your place.

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