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Upcoming Training

We currently have two dates for Zoom Safeguarding Intermediate Training.

Please encourage your members who have completed the E-learning Foundation Course to take part if possible.


The dates:-

20th September 2023 – 7pm to 9.30pm

26th September 2023 – 10am to 12.30pm


To book a place please email


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Safeguarding Training – Various Courses and Dates

Please find detailed various safeguarding training courses and dates.  If you wish to book a place on Foundation/Intermediate courses could you please let me know as soon as possible. Booking details at the bottom of page

Safeguarding Foundation Training

Safeguarding Intermediate Training


If you wish to book the DDC verifiers and Safer Recruitment course could you please email
DDC Verifiers and Safer Recruitment (back to back, 1hr per subject)

12th September – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Zoom

15th November – 1.30pm to 3.30pm – Zoom

The areas to be covered:


The role of a Verifier?
Service features and benefits 
The support and assistance available to Verifiers 
Recent changes at the DBS 
Blemished disclosure process
FAQ’s and real case studies


Learning from Past Cases 
Preparing to Recruit
The Selection Process
The Interview Process
After the Interview
Starting Employment

 Any problems or questions please contact me and I will help.

Paula Kitson
Safeguarding Support Officer





Safeguarding Newsletter - July 2023

For any issues relating to safeguarding, urgent or otherwise. Please contact Matt, our Safeguarding Officer, he’d be happy to help!

Matt Knowles

Matt Knowles

Safeguarding Officer

07761 525592

Email Matt

CEOP is a command of the National Crime Agency and is dedicated to tackling the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and young people. CEOP helps children and young people under the age of 18 who have been forced or manipulated into taking part, or are being pressured to take part, in sexual activity of any kind. This can be both online and offline. The CEOP Safety Centre offers information and advice for children and young people, parents and carers and professionals. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.

Online bullying or other online concerns should not be reported to CEOP and children and young people should be directed to speak to an adult they trust, and/or referred to Childline, if they would like to speak to someone about how they are feeling.

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