Describe the lines of reporting and responsibility to meet the safeguarding, protection and welfare requirements of children

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
Unit: Unit 2.2: Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
Learning outcome: 2 Understand policies and procedures for the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
Assessment criteria: 2.2 Describe the lines of reporting and responsibility to meet the safeguarding, protection and welfare requirements of children

  • All adults that work with children have a statutory duty of care to protect and safeguard children and ensure that their welfare comes first
  • All settings must have safeguarding policies and procedures that are accessible to all staff
  • All staff must be familiar with their organisation’s safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Any concerns or suspicions of abuse must be reported in line organisational policies and procedures
  • If you have a concern or suspicion, you must report it to your manager/safeguarding lead

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