Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. Do your staff, trustees and volunteers understand the basics of safeguarding? This session will ensure that you understand what your organisation needs to do to keep everyone involved safe. This course is free of charge for VCFS organisations, funded by Cheshire East Lifelong Learning.



Introduction to Safeguarding 
Monday 7th February, 10am-12pm

Virtual Training on Zoom

This free 2 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.
This training is funded by Cheshire East Lifelong Learning.

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 one of the Membership Services Team at CVS Cheshire East. 

*Cancellation: Please note that although this course is free for all VCFS organisations – non-attendance without 5 working days' notice of cancellation will result in you being invoiced a £20 administration fee. This cancellation fee is to assess genuine interest in courses and cover the time spent in administration and preparation of the training should it not reach minimum numbers required by funders as a result of non-attendance.  Please see our cancellation policy for more information*

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.

7th February, 2022 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Phone: 01270763100