Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

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from £450 per person

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Format
Face-to-face
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Locations
England
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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 framework.

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.

Training styles

To support you in your development, we offer a range of learning styles. Take your training remotely from the comfort of your own home or office with our live virtual training sessions via Zoom or in-person on location in a dedicated learning space.

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.

Benefits of the course

  • Delivered by expert trainers who will provide direct support and guidance as you learn.
  • Choose your training style: live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Attain the safeguarding competencies appropriate to your role and follow the relevant professional guidance as outlined in the intercollegiate training framework1.
  • Learning includes practical exercises, case studies, and examples to improve your knowledge.
  • Train alongside peers and share your learning, ideas and experiences.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Resources to take home to continue to learn and improve your practice.
99%
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 29,902 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. 29,503 (99%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

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Benefits of live virtual training

  • Remote sessions delivered live by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning virtually with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Receive real-time feedback.
  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • No travel costs.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.
  • Personalised certificate of completion.
  • Resources you can keep to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.

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Benefits of face-to-face training on location

  • Delivered by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Learn in a dedicated learning space, without distractions.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.
  • Personalised certificate of completion.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.

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Technical requirements for virtual training

We use Zoom Pro to deliver our live virtual training.

  • You’ll need to sign up to Zoom and agree to the Zoom Privacy Notice in order to attend virtual training.
  • No confidential or sensitive data should be shared during the virtual event.
  • In order to take your training securely and for the best possible experience please use Zoom version 5.0 or above.
  • We recommend installing the latest version of your web browser before beginning your course. Prior to the event, you can test your internet connection at https://zoom.us/test
  • Your trainer will contact you prior to your training date with details of how to login on the day of your session and setting up Zoom. You can also visit the Zoom website for technical support.

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

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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We deliver our face-to-face training courses on location and virtually via Zoom.

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“Excellent balance of information sharing from course leaders, exercises, discussions and experience sharing.”



Course participant, Designated safeguarding lead training