Safeguarding for Senior Managers

This one-day course aims to raise awareness of safeguarding issues in a charitable environment, and an organisation’s responsibilities and duty of care to staff, volunteers and public, in response to an incident.  It is aimed specifically at Trustees, Senior Managers, Safeguarding Leads and 'Champions' within an organisation. 

Course Aims

  • Gain a top-level approach to safeguarding
  • Identify your organisation's responsibilities in relation to safeguarding
  • Recognise the need for creating a safeguarding culture
  • Create an organisational pathway for a potential incident 

Course Objectives

  • Define what safeguarding is and how it relates to you
  • Explore ways to help prevent abuse through various scenarios
  • Establish a pathway / checklist of things to implement
  • Discuss who should know / be contacted if an incident occurs (should it be kept completely 'in-house') 

Course Programme

  • Welcomes and housekeeping
  • What is safeguarding
  • Video - (What did you see)
  • The 6 main types of abuse
  • Scenarios 
  • Why abuse might not be reported
  • Relevant facts and statistics
  • What to do if you:
              are asked to keep secrets
              discover or suspect abuse
  • How to reduce potential risks
              Organisation pathway and checklist
  • Serious incident
              Who to contact & when
              External support
  • When and how to go public

Course Duration

Up to 6.25 hours (i.e. 10am to 4:15pm) 
Including breaks and 45 minutes for lunch

This course is suitable for

  • In-house 'face to face' training
  • Online training 'Live' (using Zoom)

Online training 'Live' (using Zoom)

Our Online training is adjusted to reflect distance working and includes an online etiquette to ensure a smoother learning experience for all participants.   Day courses can also be run as two half days if you prefer.  For details, see our Service Delivery page.   

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Course Fees

TYPE OF delivery
per place 
face to face training

online training (live)

Training costs include:  
Course delivery, training materials, handouts, evaluations and certificates up to 14 participants
Travel & Overnight costs
Travel costs may apply for any booking over 80 miles charged at 45p per mile or actual costs of alternative methods of travel.  Overnight costs are based on individual hotel bookings and reasonable subsistence costs dependent on location conditions, applicable at the time.

Our trainers come from a variety of backgrounds, therefore we can facilitate courses beyond our current prospectus.

For all enquiries, do please call us on:  01483 564099 or 07866 284781

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