Throughout the day, delegates will have the opportunity to share good practice, learn from serious case reviews and hear about the latest research. Safeguarding leads will feel confident about the expectations on their role and will leave with practical ideas about how to implement and secure effective safeguarding arrangements in their school, including early help offers, safer working practices, effective policy and record keeping systems and contribution to multi-agency working.
Who should attend? Head teachers, designated safeguarding leads and deputies, pastoral managers, governors.
Kerry’s passion for making a difference led to her career working directly with children and families as an Education Welfare Officer. Working with some of the most vulnerable children, Kerry formed part of a multi-agency team for looked after children and teenage parents before heading up a local authority inner city attendance service. In that role, Kerry was the Education representative at the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) sub group for the quality assurance of recommendations of serious case reviews and at the city wide Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) for high levels of domestic abuse.
A CEOP Ambassador and trained trainer with the NSPCC and The Safer Recruitment Consortium, Kerry is an experienced safeguarding trainer and has delivered multi-agency safeguarding training on behalf of Local Safeguarding Children Boards. Working for an education company, Kerry was the senior lead for safeguarding within the organisation and continued to provide safeguarding training and consultancy across the North West.