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SAFEGUARDING: SUPPORT FOR EARLY YEARS PROVIDERS

As an early years provider, the safety of children in your care is of upmost importance but with safeguarding responsibilities comes complex legislation frameworks, which are not always easy to understand.

If you’re unsure what your safeguarding and paediatric first aid requirements are and how to implement these, then we –

Yvonne Sinclair Consultancy and GEM Compliance Training – are here to help and provide clarity.  
A one-stop shop for your safeguarding and paediatric first aid needs

When it comes to safeguarding, knowledge is key and time is undeniably precious, so we have joined forces to provide a ‘one-stop shop’ for your safeguarding and paediatric first aid requirements.

Together, we pride ourselves on our flexible approach in meeting our clients’ needs. We look to build long-term relationships with early years provides to ensure that you are confident in understanding and meeting the legislative requirements and expectations set out in statutory frameworks such as Keeping Children Safe in EducationWorking Together to Safeguard Children, the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years Education and Skills Settings.

A bit about us

Yvonne Sinclair Consultancy

Yvonne is an independent Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer who is committed to working with schools, sport, community groups and organisations who have safeguarding responsibilities to keep children safe. She prepares safeguarding audits to ensure that you are meeting your safeguarding responsibilities in line with the latest statutory legislation and provides support and advice with policies, procedures and training to comply with safeguarding regulations.

Find out more: www.safeguardingsupport.com    

GEM Compliance Training

GEM Compliance Training specialise in providing and delivering a range of accredited first aid and safety training courses to individuals and businesses. As part of their offering, they run regular Paediatric First Aid (PFA) Level 3 courses which fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years providers and can support in the requirements outlined in the Statutory Framework for the EYFS concerning paediatric first aid. They also run regular PFA Annual Updates, so delegates can practice their skills and update their knowledge on the latest first aid procedures.

Find out more: www.gemcompliancetraining.co.uk

Join us at our FREE event

We understand that meeting expectations around safeguarding provisions is not always easy, which is why we are keen to provide clarity surrounding the various safeguarding frameworks and legislations aimed at early years providers.

If you would welcome straightforward advice and support with regards to safeguarding, then join us at our FREE information evening on Wednesday 17th May from 6pm. We invite Early Years Provision Owners, Senior Managers, Child Minders, Safeguarding Leads – anyone who is responsible for safeguarding in an early years setting – to get involved and learn more.

During the evening, we will provide you with an overview and update on the April 2017 Early Years Statutory Framework guidance and best practice, including paediatric first aid requirements for the Apprenticeship Framework. We will also inform you of new services and training to support you and your organisation in your safeguarding compliance. As well as providing answers to frequently asked questions, we welcome any further questions which you may have.

Are you interested in joining us for this free information evening at City Training Services in Bradford?

Simply click here to book your place. If you are unable to join us and require support with your safeguarding provisions and/or paediatric first aid training, please email Yvonne at yvonne@ysinclair.com or Gavin at gmilligan@gemcompliancetraining.co.uk

Bradford Safeguarding Week 2017: Essential information for providers of education and early years care

As a new academic year commences, children and young people are not the only ones with a lot to learn…

Bradford Safeguarding Week 2017, which takes place from Monday 9th to Friday 13th October, will provide a range of quality learning and development opportunities. This includes useful information sessions for schools and early years providers.

Statutory legislation and guidance updates

With regular changes to statutory guidance and best practice, it can be hard to keep up to date with your duties and responsibilities when it comes to safeguarding and keeping children safe in education.

The following sessions run by Yvonne Sinclair – an independent safeguarding consultant and trainer – are free, informal events, designed to refresh your existing safeguarding knowledge around policy, procedures and mandatory training requirements. You will also have the chance to network with other professionals and service providers.

Keeping Children Safe in Education – Statutory Legislation and Guidance Updates for 2017 |

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Time: 10.30 -11.30am and repeated at 14.30 – 15.30pm | Venue: City Training Services, Bradford

Who’s it for? Headteachers, designated and deputy safeguarding leads, governors, management committees, school business managers, and all professionals working with or supporting children and young people in school.

What’s in it for me? This session will identify the major changes within recent legislation reviews and highlight what professionals must consider when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

Reference to paediatric first aid and first aid requirements for educational and early years settings will also be included courtesy of GEM Compliance Training.

SPACES ARE LIMITED

BOOK HERE FOR YOUR FREE PLACE ON THE 10.30am SESSION

BOOK HERE FOR YOUR FREE PLACE ON THE 14.30pm SESSION

Early Years Provision (EYFS) Keeping Children Safe – Statutory Legislation and Guidance Updates for 2017 |

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Time: 6 -7.30pm | Venue: City Training Services, Bradford

Who’s it for? Early years providers, maintained nurseries, nursery owners, pre-schools, childminders, early years managers and all practitioners acting as safeguarding leads working with or supporting early years children.

What’s in it for me? This session will provide you with an overview and refresher on statutory framework and guidance. It will also inform you of new services and training available to support you and your organisation in your safeguarding compliance.

Reference to paediatric first aid and first aid requirements for educational and early years settings will also be included courtesy of GEM Compliance Training.

CLICK HERE TO SECURE YOUR FREE PLACE

A strategic support network

Attendees at Yvonne’s information sessions will be the first to know about the launch of an exciting collaborative partnership between Yvonne Sinclair Consultancy, GEM Compliance Training and BrightBird Coaching and Training.

With the ability to cover all your safeguarding, paediatric first aid, professional development and coaching needs, they look to provide a ‘one-stop shop’ to ensure you are meeting Ofsted’s latest Common Inspection Framework requirements.

The three main areas of the framework being:

Leadership and management provided by BrightBird Coaching and Training

Safeguarding provided by Yvonne Sinclair Consultancy

Paediatric first aid provided by GEM Compliance Training

Outsourcing the above can be a bind but not with the launch of this new alliance. They will work with you to formulate a package designed around the specific needs of your education setting to ensure you remain compliant and up-to-date with requirements, which could affect your Ofsted Grading.

Don’t miss out on the launch of this new and exciting alliance, as well as information about FREE taster sessions which will be available to those who attend one of the statutory legislation and guidance update sessions.

Remember, places are limited, so don’t delay booking your place.

For more information, please feel free to contact:

Safeguarding: Yvonne Sinclair 07957 870 379

Paediatric first aid: Gavin Milligan 07841 624 887

Leadership and management: Karen Amos 07714 855 757

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