Concerned about an adult?

01454 868007 ‐ Monday to Friday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Concerned about a child?

01454 866000 ‐ Monday to Thursday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 866000 ‐ Friday 9am ‐ 4.30pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Training and events

Staff from all agencies can book on courses by using South Gloucestershire Council’s self-serve Learning & Development website:

South Gloucestershire Learning and Development Services

 

Available training

  • Safeguarding adults alerter
  • Managing good practice in safeguarding adults issues
  • Managing and preventing organisational abuse
  • Safer recruitment
  • Hoarding and self-neglect
  • Human trafficking and modern slavery
  • Safeguarding adults: CPD update

More details can be found on the Learning and Development website.

  • Mental Capacity Act essentials: care & support staff
  • 4-module training programme for practitioners & managers:
  1. MCA essentials
  2. complex best interest decisions
  3. deprivation and detainment
  4. planning ahead

More details can be found on the Learning and Development website.

Single-agency training

Agencies and work-setting can buy in safeguarding children or safeguarding adults training specifically for their own staff group, using a trainer that is approved by the relevant Safeguarding Board. Enquiries about this option can be sent to: hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk

Charges

There are charges for accessing all of the above courses and e-learning modules. Details are available via the council’s Learning & Development website.

Safeguarding Adults Training Standards

The SGSAB Safeguarding Adults Training Standards guidance aims to support organisations plan and deliver safeguarding adults training for their workforce of staff and volunteers so that it is appropriate for their roles.