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Conducting Safeguarding Investigations

Wiltshire Council Schools’ HR Advisory Team is offering a training workshop focusing on Conducting Safeguarding Investigations.


Training workshop for managing or conducting safeguarding investigations against employees, under the guidance detailed in the Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) Policy Management Allegations Against Staff and Volunteers, “Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018” and “Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018”. The Designated Officer for Allegations is planning to attend the workshop to support delivery of this training.


This workshop will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively undertake a safeguarding investigation using local and statutory guidance. Information gained, and skills learnt will enable delegates to confidently provide an appropriate response to child safeguarding concerns and allegations against staff within their organisation.

The course will be participative, giving delegates an opportunity to practice all aspects of investigating a serious child safeguarding concern. As part of the course, delegates will work through elements of a mock safeguarding investigation; this will allow them to apply their newly-learned skills/share ideas and best practice.


At the end of the session delegates will understand what is required of them when planning or conducting an investigation against an employee where there an allegation of a safeguarding nature. Delegates will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence on how to gather, secure and present their evidence effectively.

Booking Information

Tea and coffee will be provided but delegates must bring their own lunch.

Discounted to £100 per delegate for schools/academies that have subscribed to the HR Advisory Service. This is applied at check-out.
For schools/academies that do not buy the HR Advisory Service, the cost will be £160 per delegate

Please note that this training is not part of the governor services package.


The course is suitable for Head teachers, governors or line managers with responsibility for managing or conducting safeguarding investigations.

24 Sep 2019 09:30 - 16:30

Closing date: 16/09/2019
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Date and Time

24 Sep 2019 09:30 - 16:30


Devizes Corn Exchange (DCE / Devizes Corn Exchange - Room tbc), The Market Place, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1HS


Janette Williams
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