Face to Face via WSCP:

Working Together - A Shared Responsibility

All Courses Limited to 5 places per booking


This course is designed to increase the participants knowledge and understanding of Working Together 2023 to Safeguard Children and other key legislation, including the West Yorkshire inter-agency procedures and local guidance.

It is delivered by the WSCP Business Unit.


This full day course is aimed at multi-agency practitioners from health, education, police, social care, early help and the voluntary sector who work with children and families and who need to refer to, and work with other agencies to safeguard children.

Attendees must complete the WSCP Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness course or an equivalent level of learning in safeguarding children.

Booking Information

  • It is recommended that this course be undertaken every two years.
  • Town Hall, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ.
  • Please arrive at 9:15am for registration and to ensure a prompt start at 9:30am (training finishes at 4:30pm).
  • Refreshments and lunch are NOT provided, please bring your own.
  • Be aware that the rooms in Town Hall are sometimes cold, so please ensure you dress appropriately

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For details of our cancellation policy, please see the associated documents below.

For dates, further information & to book

Available dates are listed below.

DSL’s from Education are advised to do this course the year in between their 2 yearly Education specific DSL training course – available through Wakefield Traded Services

Course Highlights
  • Have an increased knowledge and case studies of what working together looks like and how agencies can best achieve this
  • Identify your own and other agencies  roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Identify the key sources of government legislation and local guidance that directly relate to safeguarding children and the promotion of their welfare
  • Know how and where to access support for children and families in the Wakefield District
  • Have an awareness of the learning from recent safeguarding children audits and practice reviews
  • Understand what a good assessment looks like
  • Know how to make a good safeguarding contact and referral
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Associated Documents

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Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership are committed with its obligations under the new EU GDPR Data Protection Act 2018 that came into force on the 25th May 2018 by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect your personal data.

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for a period of 3 years in order to offer upcoming courses, briefings and updates around safeguarding. We use your data to provide certificates once you have attended one of the sessions we provide, and to ensure that we have an appropriate sign in register with your name for fire safety purposes. After the 3 year period we will ensure that your data/information is destroyed in accordance under the new GDPR act.

The personal data that we collect about you are: your name, email, phone number and work address. If you require a copy of the data we hold for you, you can contact us by emailing wscpevents@wakefield.gov.uk.

Courses are free for the statutory, voluntary and community sector in Wakefield, however failure to attend without giving prior notice may result in a charge to cover costs. You may now be charged for undertaking our training if you are outside of Wakefield. Please see the Charging Policy for full details.

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