Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

About this course

An advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals, covering Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies

Named healthcare professionals for safeguarding and child protection are required to possess up-to-date skills and knowledge as outlined in Level 4 of the healthcare staff intercollegiate competency framework1.

Participants will build upon existing safeguarding knowledge, become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the named professional for safeguarding, and develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role.


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£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


What will I learn?

On completion of this training course, you will be able to:

  • describe the role of the named professional for health care staff and state key responsibilities
  • describe the key legislation, guidance, and research evidence underpinning your organisational safeguarding structures, including responding to safeguarding concerns
  • state potential factors that inhibit the disclosure of abuse, and what stops adults from hearing or responding to disclosures or concerns
  • identify vulnerabilities that may put children at increased risk of abuse; recognise tools that can help to assess risk and inform the protection process
  • review best practice for managing allegations against staff and consider what action to take
  • recognise national safeguarding matters including; complex safeguarding, adverse childhood experiences, and trauma-informed care
  • reflect on themes from case reviews and consider how this learning can inform practice and organisational procedures 
  • appreciate the emotional component of safeguarding work; the need for reflective practice, peer review and safeguarding supervision.

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£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


Benefits of the course

  • CPD certified.
  • Attain the safeguarding competencies appropriate to your role and follow the relevant professional guidance as outlined in the intercollegiate training framework.1
  • Train alongside peers and ask our experts questions as you go along.
  • Includes practical exercises, case studies, and examples to improve your knowledge.

References

Royal College of Nursing (2019) Safeguarding children and young people: roles and competencies for healthcare staff London: Royal College of Nursing

Other courses

> Child protection supervision skills course

> Managing allegations of abuse training

Related information and resources

> Working with the health sector

> Health – learning from case reviews


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£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


Who is this course for?

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to build upon previous safeguarding qualifications. Participants are required to possess the skills and knowledge outlined in the healthcare staff intercollegiate competency framework for Level 3.1

This course is suitable for named professionals for safeguarding children and young people. This includes:

  • named doctors
  • named nurses
  • named midwives
  • named health professionals in ambulance organisations
  • named GPs for organisations commissioning primary care.

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£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.

Why take NSPCC training?

Why take your training with the NSPCC?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we understand the issues organisations and people working with children can face. That’s why professionals trust us to provide the support, training and resources they need to help protect the children and young people they work with.

Our highly-rated training courses are developed by experts. We work with a number of organisations, experienced consultants and subject matter experts in a range of sectors to develop courses that are clear, easy-to-use, up-to-date and in line with the latest statutory guidance, and tailored to your needs.

And as a charity, income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

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£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.

Dates and locations

Dates and location

Forthcoming dates and locations for Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals:

Leicester - 13-14 May 2020
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
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London - 17-18 September 2020
NSPCC Head Office, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH
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Liverpool - 2-3 November 2020
NSPCC Liverpool Service Centre, Hargreaves Centre, 112 Great Homer St, Liverpool, L5 3LQ
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Bristol - 26-27 January 2021
Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NB
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Book now

£450 per person
2-day face-to-face training course

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.

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