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Working Together – Essential Safeguarding Knowledge and Skills (Adults)

22nd January 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

| Free
DATE:22nd January 2020
SPB Training Officer
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This course is suitable for professionals from either the statutory or voluntary services who work directly with adults at risk to provide common core skills and knowledge. It would suit staff who need more than a basic level of understanding for safeguarding adults at risk.


To enable practitioners working with adults at risk to understand safeguarding processes and relate these to their role and responsibilities within their work and the wider organisation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Identify the signs and indicators of abuse in particular relation to the 7 categories of abuse outlined within local safeguarding adults at risk procedures
  • Name the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding adults at risk in Jersey
  • Explore how personal values and attitudes can shape judgements and understand the importance of anti-discriminatory practice
  • Explain the role of capacity in relation to adult safeguarding and understand how capacity is assessed as outlined in the local Interim SPB multi-agency Capacity policy
  • State the key principles of information sharing and identify best practice in recording safeguarding information
  • Respond in an effective and timely manner to concerns about the safety and welfare of an adult at risk and be able to make a referral to SPOR
  • Understand some of the current key issues in relation to safeguarding adults at risk and identify sources of support for their continuing professional development


Skills Jersey is located at Bermuda House, Green Street, St Helier (between the car park and the roundabout). Public parking is available at Green Street car park.

Lunch and Refreshments

Teas and coffees are provided through the day, however, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.