- Who is this policy for?
- The Developing U Limited approach to safeguarding
- Staff induction, training and development
- What is safeguarding?
- What is risk?
- How does Developing U Limited safeguard our learners?
- What to do in the event of a disclosure
- Why is safeguarding necessary for apprentices?
- What are the responsibilities of an employer?
11 What do I do if my learner or apprentice discloses information to me?
- Honor based violence including FGM and forced marriage
- Grooming and sexual exploitation
- Contextualised safeguarding
- Keeping yourself safe
- Safer Recruitment
- Disclosure and Barring service (DBS)
- T. and internet safety
- Multi- agency working
- Cyber bullying
- Up skirting
- Serious violent crime
- Data Protection
- Whistleblowing and complaints
- Related policies
- Key legislation and further information sources
1. Who is this policy for?
All Developing U Limited staff, associates, third-party providers, employers and volunteers have a duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of learners, both those that are employed (apprentices) and those who are non-employed. This includes employers safeguarding apprentices within their place of work.
Everyone working with apprentices & learners, vulnerable adults and their families should be familiar with this document and with their role in reporting any safeguarding concern to the relevant local authority and also within Developing U Limited internal recording procedure. This policy is also available to learners and other stakeholders at the initial point of their engagement with Developing U Limited.
2. The Developing U Limited approach to Safeguarding
Developing U Limited not only ensures whether arrangements for Safeguarding learners are appropriate and effective (Ofsted EIF Sep 2019) but we have also implemented outstanding measures to ensure that safeguarding policy and procedures are fully embedded into the learning journey whether the learner has employed (apprentices) or non- employed status and we work closely with employers to ensure the most effective systems are in place.
Developing U Limited ensures reflection on and learning from best practice in safeguarding through the Local Children’s Safeguarding Board’s performance framework. All Developing U Limited Safeguarding policies, which is in accordance with LSCB arrangements and procedures, links to other relevant policies within the setting to ensure awareness of specific safeguarding issues and how to respond across the education setting’s community: staff, parents and learners. These details are outlined and described in Keeping Children Safe in Education Sep 2019 (KCSiE).
The policy must be read and signed by all staff members and evidence of this kept on staff files and made available to learners/ parents (if appropriate).
In order to support effective practice, the corporate Developing U Limited safeguarding policy template has been adapted and expanded to meet the requirements of KCSiE, wh