Group 3: Specialist Front Line Practitioners: Staff who may contribute to Assessment
Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and parents/carers who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of the child / young person and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. E.g. GP's, midwives, school nurses, youth workers, some social work staff, education welfare officers and educational psychologists.
Overview: 'Specialist Front Line Practitioners'
Building knowledge, skills and ability to work with others to effectively safeguard and promote the welfare of children whilst maintaining a child focus. Further enhancement of knowledge, skills and ability to work with others in complex & challenging situations.
The employing agency/organisation has the responsibility for:
- Ensuring staff within this group meet the required competencies.
- The organisation, delivery and recording that learning has been undertaken to enable staff to meet these competencies.
- Ensuring that learning to support meeting these competencies reflects the LSCB Core values (as above) and Best Practice Guidance for learning, development and training.
- Ensuring staff have the opportunity to attend multi-agency training learning opportunities.
- Introduction To The Competency Framework (PDF, 549 Kb)
- Flexible Learning Frequency Of Learning Assessing Evidencing Competency (PDF, 649 Kb)
- Group 3 Competencies (PDF, 529 Kb)
- Group 3 Examples Of How Competencies May Be Evidenced (PDF, 303 Kb)
- Group 3 Evidence Log (MS Word, 134 Kb)
- Group 3 Sign Off Template (MS Word, 106 Kb)