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Working in partnership

Group 1: Induction to Safeguarding

Target group

All Staff/Volunteers within the Children's Workforce: those in regular contact with children and young people and with adults who are parents or carers who may be in a position to identify concerns.

Overview: 'Induction to Safeguarding'

Ensures a basic awareness of what is meant by safeguarding, and the requirements of the local procedures, and also consideration of personal attitudes and values, and tests confidence in applying this knowledge.

The employing agency/organisation has the responsibility for:

  • Ensuring staff within this group meet the required competencies.
  • The organisation, delivery and recording of learning undertaken to enable staff to meet these competencies.
  • Ensuring that the learning opportunity supports these competencies being met, reflects the LSCB Core values (as above) and Best Practice Guidance for Learning, Development and Training.


The Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Learning, Development & Training Strategy and associated documents are the intellectual property of Leicestershire & Rutland and Leicester City Safeguarding Boards, and cannot be used without expressed permission of those LSCB's, and must not be reproduced or used for commercial or financial gain.