Cyp core 3.3 – Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.1.1 outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures with own UK home nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. The current legislation, guidelines and policies and procedures state that children have the rights to protection from abuse also they have the right to express their view and to be listened to as well as the right to care and services for disabled children or children living away, although different British governments have said that it regards its self-bound by the convention and refers to it in child protection guidance. It has not become part of the uk law but there is no single piece of legislation that covers different laws and guidelines cover different parts of the uk such as England , wales, Scotland and northern Ireland.
1.2 Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people. Safeguarding applies to those working in education , health and social services as well as the police and probation services, it is relevant to those working with children and their families in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors because we need to know how to operate the best in child protection procedures, the roles and responsibilities of different agencies and practitioners, the action to be taken to safeguard and promote the welfare of children experiencing or at risk of significant harm. The important principles to be followed when working with children and families and also training requirements. It is not necessary for all practitioners to read every part of ‘’ working together to safeguard children’’ in order to understand the principles and to perform their roles effectively , but those who work regularly with children and young people may be asked to contribute to assessments or children and young people and children in need should read the relevant sectors. All framework for assessments of children in need and their families to promote welfare and wellbeing in the early years also children act 2004 have the duty of local authorities to appoint a director of children’s services who is accountable for delivering services.1.3Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day at work with children and young people. It is important to have clear policies and procedures to ensure those children and young people’s safety and protection in the setting. At my work setting we have a safeguarding policy that states about how to keep children safe and protected by having a password if a different person / family member is coming to pick up their child or if social services come to show their identification badges, we also get parents / guardian’s to sign their child in on the right day in and out at the correct time in case of a fire. We also have risk assessments inside and out to make sure those toys and outside equipment is safe to play with and if a toy is broke I must write it on the bottom of the risk assessment page and dispose of it in the bin and inform a member of stay. I also have to make sure that the slide and steps are dry to prevent any injuries or accidents and that the underlay is covered with woodchips. We also have a bullying policy that states what to do if your child is being bullied and who to ask for support. If a child is being bullied then the designated bullying officer can deal with it but if I think the situation is not getting sorted then I can go to my manager.
1.4 Explain when and why inquires and serious case reviews are required and how sharing of the findings inform practice. When inquires and serious case reviews are required to share finding of information we must take this serious because a child is being neglected at serious harm or abused then as a member of staff I must mark on a body map where the child has a mark, what date it was and who dealt with it. If a...
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