Managing Allegations Against Staff

Course overview

Course Description

This course is delivered by the WSCP. In Section 11 of the Children Act 2004 it states that statutory voluntary and community organisations should ensure that they have clear policies in place to provide advice and guidance on how to deal with allegations against people who work with children.

This session aims to provide employers and managers with an introduction to the systems and           procedures that are in place for responding to allegations made against people who work with children.


Target Audience

This training is for the case manager i.e. Headteacher and Chair of Governors. These are the posts who hold this responsibility. It is expected that delegates will have completed basic safeguarding training.

Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration and to ensure a prompt start.


Course Highlights

Learning Outcomes

* Explain the local process for managing allegations against staff

* Identify local contacts and their role in this process

* Consider safer working practice

* Recognise the complexities, challenges and “grey” areas in this work


Additional Course Information

NB Education – this training is for the case manager i.e. Headteacher and Chair of Governors. These are the posts who hold this responsibility.

It is a highly recommended that prior to attending this briefing; delegates read the sections that relate to allegations against staff in the West Yorkshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Children Procedures, which can be accessed at:-


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