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.
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
Where to find Gervais Le Gros Centre:
Gervais Le Gros Resource Centre
Mont Les Vaux,
Jersey JE3 8AF
Bus Routes serving St Aubin: 12, 12a and 15
There is no parking at Gervais. We suggest you use the free parking in St Aubin:
* On the road on the way into St Aubin’s from town
* Just past La Haule slip (by flats on the right hand side, if coming from town)
* At the top of the cobbled High Street (turn right up La Haule Hill, turn left just past Lucas Brother’s farm shop to get to the top of the High Street)
* At the entrance to the railway walk (on the left before the St Brelade’s language college)
There is also Pay card parking available:
* Behind the Parish Hall – 2 hours for a one unit paycard
* In front of Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club
Lunch and Refreshments
Teas and coffees are provided through the day, however, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch. You are welcome to use the kitchen facilities available at the venue and plates and cutlery are available if needed. Please ensure that all items of crockery and other items are washed and put away after use.
If you prefer, St Aubin offers a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and public houses.