Identifying and Investigating Allegations of Professional Abuse
NASS will be hosting the above training session on:
Tuesday 17th April 2018: 9.45 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.
To be held at:
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF
Places are limited – please book early!
Trainer: Carolyn Eyre
What is the difference between an allegation and a complaint? What if the person isn’t our employee? Which is the most up to date legislation and DfE guidance for managing allegations of professional abuse and what about keeping records afterwards?
This one day course is suitable for members of the school leadership team, heads of department and / or HR officers who may in the future refer, be asked to investigate, or oversee an investigation of, an allegation against a member of staff or volunteer.
To equip delegates with the skills and understanding to recognise allegations of professional abuse and undertake robust disciplinary investigations.
By the end of the course, delegates will:
- be able to describe a range of behaviours that could be considered ‘allegations of professional abuse’
- have a sound understanding of the role and responsibilities of an investigating officer
- be familiar with the relevant legislation and procedures / guidance, including time-scales and record-keeping
- be able to plan then undertake an efficient investigation and draw conclusions confidently
- appreciate when suspension may be appropriate, and possible alternatives to suspension
- understand which circumstances invoke the legal duty to refer to regulatory bodies
About the Presenter:
Carolyn is a highly experienced and skilled trainer in the field of child protection and safeguarding. She has already run very successful training programmes for Designated Safeguarding Leads and Safer Recruitment within our sector.
All fees include Lunch and Refreshments
To book your place please complete and return the booking form available to download here
Deadline for receipt of booking is Thursday 29th March 2018