Safeguarding Governor needed

 The Role of the Governor

Be the lead person who understands the safeguarding requirements [see competency framework] and support the work of the designated safeguarding lead

Meet regularly with the designated safeguarding lead and any other relevant staff, reporting back to the governing body about his/her activities, in order to facilitate scrutiny and impact of safeguarding; and ensure compliance with statutory duties.

Ensure that any safeguarding deficiencies are brought to the attention of the governing body so that they can be rectified immediately.

Ensure that the safeguarding and child protection policy is being followed in practice; and to be involved in any policy review.


Ensure that the training programme for staff reflects the needs of the school and statutory regulations.

Ensure that the governing body are kept aware of the safeguarding risks to young people in the school.

Ensure that records are kept securely and in one place.

Ensure that there is appropriate monitoring and tracking in place for vulnerable students.

Ensure that there are appropriate safeguards in place for students placed with alternative providers.

Ensure that there is a consistent approach to safeguarding and child protection across the school.

Ensure that the curriculum for safeguarding reflects the risks for the young people in the area.

Ensure that safer recruitment processes are in place.

Ensure that the Single Central Record is compliant.

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