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Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. Do your staff, trustees and volunteers understand the basics of safeguarding? This free session will ensure that you understand what your organisation needs to do to keep everyone involved safe.




This free 3 hour session is designed to ensure that the people involved with your organisation understand what safeguarding is and how to deal with any safeguarding issues.


Who's it for?

Anyone involved in a community or voluntary group who needs to understand the essentials of safeguarding.


Aim of the session:

To give community and voluntary organisations and their trustees/ volunteers and staff an understanding of safeguarding, recognise and respond to allegations of abuse.


The course will cover:

  • Understanding what safeguarding means
  • Types of abuse
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse
  • What to do if you suspect abuse or a disclosure is made
  • How to safeguard your organisation

This course links into the Governance and People sections of the GRIPP Checklist.


The course will be delivered by Clare Dodds. Clare joined the Development Team in April 2017. Clare has worked in various roles in the voluntary sector for 18 years both in an operational and senior management capacity, latterly as Head of Services for Age UK Cheshire. She currently also works as an assessor for Age UK as part of their Quality Programme.  Before establishing a career in the voluntary sector, Clare practiced as a solicitor in private practice.


To ensure this training reaches as many organisations as possible a maximum of 3 people per organisation can attend each session. If you need a large number of people to be trained please contact us on



Cancellation - Please note we require a minimum of 3 working days' notice to cancel a place on this session or your organisation will be invoiced a £20 administration charge.


If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact the Development Team on 01270 763100 or email: 


Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all vulnerable adults. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.

16th April, 2019 10:00 AM   through   1:00 PM
Venue TBC
Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

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Phone: 01270763100

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