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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 to the Governance and People sections of the GRIPP Checklist.

The course will be delivered by Mark Smith, Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Mark has worked in the VCF Sector for 14 years with a variety of organisations and roles. His main background is Volunteer Management but he has a great deal of experience in all of the essential topics when supporting organisations. His experience, knowledge and skills are ideal to deliver the CVS training courses.


We anticipate a high demand for these sessions please book early to avoid disappointment. 

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 at 

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 Heidi Bibby, Development Officer 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.

31st January, 2019 1:00 PM   to   4:00 PM
Crewe YMCA
189 Gresty Road
Crewe YMCA, 189 Gresty Road
Crewe, CW2 6EL
Phone: 01270 763 100

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