Cyp Core 3.3 Research

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Chloe Smith

CYP Core 3.3 - Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people.

1.1 - Outline current legislations, guidelines, policies and procedures within UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people.

In England the current main legislations and guidelines are:

Children’s Act 1989

Children’s Act 2004

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2008

Protection of Children Act 1999

Working together to safeguard Children 2010

Police Act 1997

Children’s Act 1989

This act was brought in to simplify existing laws protecting children and young people in the uk. This law gives children
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If an employee has a concern they can either talk to their line manager verbally or written. They need express valid points to why there whistle blowing. If they cant talk to the line manager because it involves them then they can contact the senior management team or hr manager. All matters have to be dealt with alongside The standards board for England’s whistle blowing policy and procedure.

The head of legal will decide whether it is a concern and the employee will be informed.
If you do need to tell your side of the story it must be honest and factual you are not allowed to assume and have to remain professional about the matter. All personal data has to be kept confidential under the Personal Data Protection Act.

All enquiries has to give the accused a fair chance to tell their side of the story before a decision is made. Once a decision is made both parties can protest if either feel it has not been dealt with correctly.

3.4 - Explain how practioners can take steps to protect themselves within their everyday practice in the work setting and on off site visits

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