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Safeguarding - Jarvis Training Management
August 4, 2022

Safeguarding

Safeguarding



If you have a worry or concern for yourself or someone else you can contact one of the Safeguarding Team, during normal working hours by using the details below .

The Safeguarding Team


Safeguarding and Prevent Policy and Procedure

Download Safeguarding and Prevent Policy

What is Prevent?

At JTM we acknowledge the duty of care to safeguard, protect and promote the welfare of our learners and are committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and OFSTED requirements. We expect all staff, volunteers, and learners to share this commitment.

Some job posts are exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975) and where appropriate staff will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. (DBS)

The Government definition of Prevent is: “Prevent is a government strategy designed to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorist or extremist causes”.

The Prevent strategy covers all types of terrorism and extremism, including the extreme right wing, violent Islamist groups and other causes. Prevent is not about preventing our learners from having political and religious views and concerns, but about supporting them to use those concerns or act on them in non-extremist ways.

The Government definition of Prevent is: “Prevent is a government strategy designed to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorist or extremist causes”.
The Prevent strategy covers all types of terrorism and extremism, including the extreme right wing, violent Islamist groups and other causes. Prevent is not about preventing our learners from having political and religious views and concerns, but about supporting them to use those concerns or act on them in non-extremist ways.

Key terms:

  • Extremism: vocal or active opposition to fundamental British values such as democracy, the rule of law and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs
  • Ideology: a set of beliefs
  • Terrorism: a violent action against people or property, designed to create fear and advance a political, religious or ideological cause
  • Radicalisation: the process by which a person comes to support extremism and terrorism

More information can be found by reading our leaflet "Parents/Carers Guide to Prevent’ or by visiting external sources such as:

Download Parents/Carers Guide to Prevent

What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is when an adult coerces or gives a child something in exchange for allowing sexual acts to be performed by or on them. This could be in person, online or on camera.

CSE can be very hard to spot. Sometimes young people themselves don’t realise what is happening. They may believe they are in a loving relationship. They may believe what they’re being asked to do is ‘normal’. If they do realise they are being abused, they may feel trapped. They may feel unable to tell anyone what is going on.

Every 3 minutes a child runs away from home or care and each year 100,000 children go missing in the UK. These children are at risk of sexual exploitation, involvement in crime, substance misuse and homelessness. But many children show signs long before they leave, and it is possible to spot these signs and act.

We have attached useful awareness posters of CSE, published by Catch 22 that we would like to share with you which include:

  • Prevent a young person going missing – spot the signs
  • CSE – Think boys! 1 in 3 victims of CSE is a boy
  • Positive relationships break – the CSE cycle
  • Child Criminal Exploitation – How gangs recruit and coerce young people
  • Push and pull factors – What causes a child to go missing
  • Different dangers, same signs
Download CSE Posters

Jessie and Friends

For the first time, the National Crime Agency is engaging with children as young as four in a bid to help protect them online as the number of global child sexual abuse referrals has rocketed.

Parents, carers and teachers can use Jessie & Friends – a fun, friendly and age-appropriate education resource based on a three-episode series of animations – to help to keep 4-7 year olds safe online.

The aim of Jessie and Friends is to provide protective education to children before they begin to encounter such risks online, making children less likely to become victims and less likely to be targeted by high-risk offenders. Engaging activities, designed for classroom use, support children to recognise manipulative strategies in online chat – just like those typically used by offenders to groom children. Crucially, Jessie & Friends helps children learn to ask a trusted adult for help whenever they feel worried.

The Jessie & Friends resources can be accessed via: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/jessie-and-friends

Did you know?

According to a recent Ofcom report, 19% of 3-4 year olds and 43% of 5-7 year olds have access to their own tablets, and 52% of 3-4 year olds and 82% of 5-7 year olds go online for an average of nine hours or more each week. Therefore, experts at the National Crime Agency are encouraging adults to start the dialogue about online safety with children as young as 4.


Autism Attention Card

By registering for an Attention card, your details are red flagged to say that you have a person with you with autism, which means that if you are in a difficult situation or an accident, responding officers will know that appropriate support will need to be put in place for that individual. The card is incredibly beneficial to children, teenagers and adults and is completely free.

The Attention Card confirms ‘The person you have with you will have a medical diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition’. They should be treated as a vulnerable person and PACE 1984 guidelines should be followed. When you apply for an Attention Card you are given the option for the applicant’s difficulties to be recorded onto Cheshire or Merseyside Police’s intelligence system. This means that in an emergency, irrespective of whether they are carrying the card or Autism Code Keyring, the issues they have will be acknowledged, and appropriate support given.

For more information about the Attention Card, and access to the application forms, please follow the link below: https://www.cheshireautism.org.uk/news/attention-card/


Change4Life Campaign by Public Health England

Change 4 Life Campaign was launched earlier this year, as new figures show that children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old, by the time they have reached their 10th birthday.

To help parents/carers and young people manage this, Change4Life is encouraging them to ‘Make a swap when you next shop’. Making simple everyday swaps can reduce children’s sugar intake from some products such as: yoghurts; drinks; breakfast cereals, by half- whilst giving them healthier versions of the foods and drinks they enjoy.

Please access the following link for more information: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/sugar/sugar-swaps-for-kids



Safeguarding Bulletin Archive

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Further Information

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Complaints Procedure

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