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Volunteer Now - Designated Officer Training

16 May 2019, 10:00, Volunteer Now, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB

Runs to 16 May 2019

Join Volunteer Now for FREE Designated Officer training throughout April and May 2019 as part of their DCAL Safeguarding Children and Adults in the Arts and Culture Sector project.

Date: Thursday 16th May 2019 
Venue: Volunteer Now, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB
10.00am – 4.30pm

The training is suitable for Designated and Deputy Designated Child protection Officers and will cover the following:

  • Knowledge of the legal context of child protection.
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Designated Officer
  • Knowledge of Health and Social Trust structures and processes.
  • Exploration of issues and concerns around referrals and sharing information.

All participants must have completed a child protection awareness raising course prior to attending. Keeping Children Safe: Training for Staff and Volunteers or Keeping Children Safe: Training for Managers, Supervisors and Management committee members are suitable foundation courses.

Places are required to be booked in advance. You can book by emailing .

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