29 Oct 2018
Charity safeguarding has been in the news recently with media reports drawing attention to high profile failures which have resulted in harm to beneficiaries and staff.
Charity Commission has said that safeguarding should be a key
governance priority for all charities, not just those that work
with children or people who are traditionally considered at
As part of our safeguarding
service, WCVA has produced
three new online training courses to support third sector
organisations in Wales with this important responsibility. The
courses cover the following topics:
- An introduction to safeguarding in the third
- Safer recruitment
- The role of the Safeguarding Officer
The courses are free to access, fully bilingual and sensitive to
the specific legislative and policy context in Wales.
They are intended as introductions for people who are new to
this area, or refreshers for those who want to update their
knowledge. They can also be used to supplement any face-to-face
training that your staff or volunteers have undertaken.
A course on Safeguarding for Trustees is coming soon.
To access the courses, all you need to do is create an account
on the Learning
If you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding in your
organisation, don't hesitate to get in touch with our free
Safeguarding service by email firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone 0300 111 0124 (option 6)