Written by Jean Roberts-Jones, Chief Executive at One Community
As Chief Executive of a medium size charity part of my job covers being responsible for all safeguarding aspects within our organisation. This covers how we work with clients as well as what we see when working with people.
Of course, I delegate some of those day to day tasks to front line managers but I need to feel confident they know what to look for and what to do next. There is also an issue in that One Community often puts on training for voluntary sector organisations, as well as our own staff. This means that we need to make it appropriate for groups such as lunch clubs or social groups who may have concerns about a client as well as traditional care settings. Ultimately however, I am responsible. So this week I attended a refresher course provided by PACT (Partnership in Care Training), part of Hampshire County Council. [Read more…]