Safeguarding for Befrienders and Buddys 7pm
October 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please note that this course will take place online via Zoom
This course is an introduction to safeguarding for Buddy Up volunteers. It will help buddies to recognise and report safeguarding concerns appropriately.
This course has been designed to give volunteers confidence when supporting people in the community who may be facing issues which make them vulnerable. The course will cover common issues such as hoarding and financial abuse and will cover recognizing and reporting concerns.
By the end of the course you will
Feel confident when faced with a situation that causes concern and know when and where to make a safeguarding referral.
Meet the trainer
The session is led by Paul Nicholls, a safeguarding trainer with many years’ experience. Paul is also a volunteer buddy and is ideally placed to understand issues that volunteers may encounter in the community.