Safeguarding Children Tda2.2

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TDA 2.2 safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including E-safety

The current legislation for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people starts with all agencies working with the children, young people and their families taking all reasonable measures to ensure that the risk of harm to the children’s welfare are minimised this might include sexual abuse, physical or emotional abuse, or neglect. Significant harm is prevented by using a child assessment order, an emergency protection order, a recovery order or a police order, where there are concerns about children and young people’s welfare, all agencies will take appropriate action to address those concerns, working to an agreed local policies and procedures in full partnership with other local agencies, The policies for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are as follows •the welfare of the child is paramount

all children without exception have the right to protection from abuse regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or beliefs •the policy is approved and endorsed by the board of trustees •all concerns, and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously by trustees, staff and volunteers and responded to appropriately - this may require a referral to children’s services and in emergencies, the Police •Reference to all associated policies and procedures which promote children’s safety and welfare e.g. with regards to: health and safety, anti-bullying, protection of children online, and photography. •To work within the guidelines set out by the local safeguarding children’s board •All staff and volunteers working with children will follow EYFS welfare requirements with regard to criminal record bureau checks, Safeguarding children procedure

All staff will be aware of possible indicators of child abuse and procedures...
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