Designated Person for Safeguarding

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:30

The role of Designated Person is a challenging one, but is vital in protecting your organisation, its staff and the people you work with. 

This Safer Culture North East training session from Northumberland CVA will give you an understanding of:

  • Your role of Designated Person (DP)
  • How to deal with concerns about an individual’s welfare
  • How to deal with allegations of abuse against a team member
  • Engaging with your local Safeguarding Board
  • Training and development needs for yourself as DP and for those you support

To take part in this training, you must previously have completed at least basic safeguarding training withing the last three years.

There is some pre-learning required (30 mins max of reading) before attending this Zoom session.  To allow us to send out the material for this, and to ensure you have the opportunity to complete it, the closing date for booking a place on this session is Wednesday 16th September 2020.  

This training sessions is open to anyone in the Safer Culture North East partnership areas with the role of Designated Person for Safeguarding.  

To book a place on this training, please email

To inform the arrangement of future sessions, if the time, date or format of this session is inconvenient for you, but you would like to attend Designated Person for Safeguarding training, please let us know by email why this session is unsuitable.

This event is part of Safer Culture North East, a partnership between Catalyst Stockton-on-Tees, Connected Voice, Durham Community Action, Northumberland CVA and VONNE, funded jointly by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Community Fund.


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