Adult Safeguarding Level 2 (Practitioner’s Role)

Location: Rochester Community Hub



Adult Safeguarding – Level 2 – The Practitioners Role – For Managers & Senior Staff

Course Overview
This course will support managers and senior staff to improve the level of consistency and competence required of them when working within the Multi-Agency Policies, Protocols and Guidance. Through discussions and group work participants will explore the complexities, conflicts, competencies and value requirements required to practice skillfully and sensitively within their job role and responsibilities.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at managers and senior staff who have already completed the Adult Protection Level 1 Awareness Course and who are required as part of their job to start or complete an Adult Safeguarding ‘Alert Form’, make decisions around disclosures, allegations or concerns in relation to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, and instigate the adult safeguarding procedure.


Learners attending this course should have already completed the Adult Protection Level 1 Awareness Course.

Course Content

· Vulnerability and The Legal framework
· Effective and Consistent Report Writing & Record Keeping
· Professional Accountability and Your Role in Adult Safeguarding
· Effective Decision Making – The Balance

Learning Outcomes:

Delegates will be able:
· To understand how definitions of the term’s abuse and vulnerability impact on intervention in Adult Safeguarding.
· To be familiar with the Multi Agency Adult Safeguarding Policy, Protocols and Guidelines and the resulting practice implications, particularly in relation to the professional role.
· To have awareness of the legislative framework affecting choice, capacity and decision making with vulnerable adults.
· To have the ability to measure risk and vulnerability, and balance this with choice, needs and preferences of service users when planning intervention.
· To understand the professional role and responsibilities in respect of disclosure, recording, confidentiality, and information sharing and negotiating with other agencies in relation to vulnerable adults.
· To have a greater understanding of issues of autonomy and risk in decision-making in relation to vulnerable adults and how this links to work knowledge, skills and values in adult safeguarding practice and to agency and statutory requirements.

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