During the course, participants will gain:
- An understanding of the safeguarding role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), the Head Teacher/ Principal and the Governing Body
- Knowledge of national and local documentation and requirements for record keeping
- Knowledge of procedures for dealing with allegations against staff and good practice in reducing the risk of such allegations
- Up to date information on issues of current concern, including recommendations from serious case reviews
For more information contact us here or call us on 0121 366 9950.
Jo Perrin – Adviser, Services For Education
Jo Perrin taught PSHE in schools for over a decade and held the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead and pastoral lead. She currently works as an Education Adviser for Services For Education which allows her to combine her experience in schools with a personal knowledge of child protection and childhood trauma as a foster carer.
In addition, Jo worked as a West Midlands’ Adviser for a national PSHE resource, has delivered a presentation to the Sex Education Forum National Members’ Event and has created a variety of RSE resources as part of her role for Services For Education.
Jo’s advisory experience is not limited to training school staff as she works with non-education based organisations to support them in safeguarding and emotional health and well-being aims and is an affiliated trainer for Mental Health At Work.