The Main Current Legislation, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures Within Own Uk Home Nation for Safeguarding Children and Young People.

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The main current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation for safeguarding children and young people.

Before a member of staff can start employment with the company there are processes they must go through. A successful application form is followed by a through interview. During the interview an application for a criminal records bureau (crb) check is made once it has been deemed that the applicant has completed the criteria for employment the crb application is sent off. Once the check is returned the successful applicant may start work. This is called a safer recruitment process. Once the new worker has started working in its new role they will receive support from senior and management staff and
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Training
Standard 18 of the Children’s Homes National Minimum Standards states that all staff receives at least 6 paid days of training per year.
Phoenix Learning and Care Ltd are committed to training staff to the highest standard to ensure that all young people placed in our care receive a quality service.
Therefore Phoenix Learning and Care Ltd have a training programme for all staff employed which consists of:

First Aid
Food Safety
CWDC Induction Training
Child Protection Training Level 2 (Safeguarding)
Positive Intervention Training (Team Teach)
Level 3 Children & Young Peoples Workforce Diploma
Level 5 Diploma for Managers
Self-Harm/Domestic Violence
Health and safety
Fire Prevention
Handling Medication
Manual Handling
Mental Capacity Act
Phoenix Learning and Care Ltd will also fund training courses identified by staff if appropriate and relevant to the young people that we care for.

A new worker will follow the same process as a longer member of staff, to report any concerns that they may have. The concern could be something they have seen or heard themselves or the child or young person could make allegation or a disclosure. The worker must clarify in their own mind without asking any questions that the information presented satisfies the criteria for a referral to Children and Young Peoples Services (CYPS).
The policy in my work place is designed to protect the young people who…

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