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Keeping Adults Safe: Training for Managers, Supervisors and Management Committee Members **FULLY BOOKED**

  • Start Date: 24th March 2017, 09:30

This is a FREE* 1 day certificated course (Antrim, 24 March 2017, 9.30am - 4.30pm). It is being held in Ewart Room, Hollywell Hospital, 60 Steeple Road, Antrim BT41 2RJ.

This training will raise awareness of risk of harm in adulthood, provide a background into legal responsibilities in relation to adults at risk and examine the procedures that need to be in place for the recruitment, selection and management of staff and volunteers. It will assist voluntary, community and independent sector organisations working with adults at risk to achieve the minimum standards of best practice as outlined in the publication 'Keeping Adults Safe - A Shared Responsibility'.

This is a one day certificated course for those individuals who manage or supervise staff and volunteers working with adults at risk and those with governance responsibilities.

It will cover:

  • awareness of abuse issues;
  • legal and policy context
  • procedures for reporting concerns;
  • code of behaviour for staff and volunteers;
  • procedures for recruitment, selection and management of staff/volunteers; and
  • dealing with allegations against staff/volunteers.

If you have attended either our Keeping Adults Safe: An Introduction or Keeping Adults Safe: Training for Staff and Volunteers within the last 12 months, you may wish to attend the afternoon session only. Please discuss with our team prior to booking.

*****This is not training for the role Adult Safeguarding Champion/Appointed Person but will give information about the role*******

PLEASE NOTE: This training will be provided for Voluntary, Community and Independent sectors and a maximum of 5 participants from any one organisation will be accepted on to each training course.

This course is for organisations in the Northern Trust area only. For other areas, please view our training calendar by clicking here. To register your interest or for further information contact us here: karen.nicholson@volunteernow.co.uk.

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

Cancellation policy
Should you need to cancel your booking, no charge will be applied if written notice is received 5 working days before the course. Volunteer Now regrets that if written notice is received less than 5 working days before the course, a 10 cancellation charge will be made. If no notice is given, full course fees must be paid. Volunteer Now reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

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