Wed 26 Jun 2024: 10:00AM
Children in Scotland

Child Protection Lead

Venue: Online
Prices: £99 – £119

This online course is for people who have a lead role and responsibility within their organisation for Child Protection practice. This would include responsibilities for management oversight and the development of policies and learning. Prior to attending this course, it is expected that you will have grounding in child protection practice, and have previously completed child protection training course/s.

This interactive training course will provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to carry out the role and responsibilities of the Child Protection Lead. The themes of the day include a focus on legislation and guidance, referral procedures and supporting and responding to staff & volunteers thereby developing confidence in the role and promoting best practice in safeguarding children and young people.

Key learning

  • Recognise the important link between management oversight and staff working to promote best outcomes in safeguarding children & young people.
  • Outline the relevant legislation and guidance central to the Child Protection Lead role
  • Understand how to manage concerns and the referral process in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and young people.


Barnardo’s believes in children. Their purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children. They support them, stand up for them and bring out the best in each and every child who needs us the most. Barnardo’s Scotland is a recognised, respected and established charity, and they run more than 122 community-based services working with over 16,500 children, young people and families every year, on a wide range of themes including: family support, domestic abuse, disability, fostering and adoption, education and employability, substance use and advocacy. Their services are firmly embedded in their local communities, united by a common focus; improving outcomes for the most vulnerable children.

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