Training Strategy, Strategic Management, Legislation, Regulations and Statutory Duties
The Strategy & Strategic Management
The Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Safeguarding Children, Learning, Development and Training Strategy April 2014 will outline the strategic direction of Safeguarding Children Learning.
The implementation of the training strategy is managed by the Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Safeguarding Multi-Agency Training, Learning & Development Commissioning and Delivery Group.
The group has representatives from strategic training and workforce development leads across Leicester, Leicester & Rutland.
Regulations, Duties & Legislation
The Training strategy is written within a legal framework and as such based on Working Together to Safeguard Children March 2015.
For safeguarding learning, the LSCB has a statutory duty and responsibility as follows:
- To develop policy and procedures in relation to 'the training of persons who work with children or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children.' Section 14 of the Children Act 2004 and the 2006 LSCB regulations
- To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training, including multi-agency training, to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Working Together to Safeguard Children March 2015.
- To ensuring that a culture of information sharing is developed and supported as necessary via multi-agency and single agency training.
- To support a culture of continuous learning and improvement across the organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
These duties are determined by Working Together 2015, Regulation 5, Local Safeguarding Children's Boards Regulation 2006 & Children Act 2004.