Cyp 3.3 Childcare Level 3 Guidelines Essay

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LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA FOR THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG

PEOPLE’S WORKFORCE (QCF)

GUIDANCE FOR

UNDERSTAND HOW TO SAFEGUARD THE

WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

UNIT CODE: CYP CORE 3.3

Unit content

1. Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people

Current legislation, guidelines and policies regarding the safeguarding of children and young people relevant to own home country:

Legislation: Children Act 1989; Children Act 2004; Every Child Matters (England); Education Act 2002; UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

Guidelines: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010, What to do if you’re worried that a child is being abused 2006,
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Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting

Importance of ensuring children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting: applicable to own home country and setting or organisation, responsibility of adults in certain settings to act loco parentis; effect of harm on children and young persons’ wellbeing and development; health and safety issues, behaviour, bullying; medical issues; allergies; safe storage of medication; signed permission for administration of medication; Department for Education Guidelines for administration of medication in schools; safeguarding, internet safety, safety on off-site trips, ratio of staff to children and young people; role of the named person

Policies and procedures to protect children and young people and adults who work with them: applicable to own home country and setting or organisation, working in a transparent and open way, personal and collective accountability, listening to children and young

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