Reporting a safeguarding issue

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What to do in specific scenarios

  • I have suicidal thoughts and a risk of self-harm, or harming others

    You are not alone.

    If you feel there is an immediate risk to yourself or others, please call the emergency services.

    If you need someone to speak to about suicidal thoughts or concerns about the safety of yourself or others, please call The Samaritans 24 hour line. They are supportive, compassionate and non-judgemental.

    The telephone number is: 116 123

  • I am being abused (or have memories of abuse)

    Different types of abuse can include:

    • Physical abuse
    • Sexual abuse
    • Psychological or emotional abuse
    • Financial abuse
    • Domestic violence
    • Neglect
    • Modern slavery
    • Organisational abuse
    • Discriminatory abuse

    Please speak to someone in your GP surgery, work or education setting who can help . If you are unable to seek local help, please fill in a Safeguarding Incident Report and we will take immediate action

    If you need someone to speak to about suicidal thoughts or concerns about the safety of yourself or others, please call The Samaritans 24 hour line. They are supportive, compassionate and non-judgemental.

    The telephone number is: 116 123

  • I am supporting a child to access/complete the course and have a safeguarding concern about them

    If you are a healthcare professional or a teacher/youth leader, please follow the safeguarding procedures your workplace/education setting has in place e.g. contact your Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). If you feel these procedures are unable to support you and the participant for some reason, please complete this form. The allegation will then be immediately taken forward in a relevant manner.

    If you are parent/guardian and the issue is related to an incident/person in your child's education or other setting, please follow the setting's safeguarding procedures e.g. request to speak to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). If you feel these procedures are unable to support you for some reason, please complete this form. The allegation will then be immediately taken forward in a relevant manner.

  • I am supporting an adult to take the course and have a safeguarding concern about them

    If you are a healthcare professional or a line manager/HR, please follow the safeguarding procedures your workplace/education setting has in place e.g. contact your Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). If you feel these procedures are unable to support you for some reason, please complete this form. The allegation will then be immediately taken forward in a relevant manner.

Designated Safeguarding Lead