Experienced Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

This training has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Education Safeguarding Officer, Jatinder Matharu, aimed at all Designated Safeguarding Leads from Slough Schools who undertake the role within their setting.

When registering please remember to pay offline by selecting "pay by invoice" using the drop down next to "pay by card" .  Please DO NOT use the eventbrite invoice as you will be invoiced separately by Slough Borough Council after the event.  The cost for this session includes a 2% booking fee.

Aim: By the end of the course you will have increased understanding, knowledge and confidence to carry out the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

Recognise good practice and essential elements to creating a culture of safeguarding within the school/setting.


  • Outline the roles and responsibilities of the DSL and provide information to support DSL’s adapt to the changing landscape of safeguarding

  • Identify legislation and guidance pertinent to your role and recognise good practice

  • Recognise essential elements to creating a culture of safeguarding within your school including and transfer learning to support safeguarding culture in school:

  • Understand and effectively contribute in multi agency systems and processes to safeguard children

  • Creating a safe culture for staff and children including your own values regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice

  • Exploring levels of need risk indicators and levels of interventions for vulnerable children at risk of exploitation

Please note lunch will be provided on the day.  Please email Jatinder Matharu on jatinder.matharu@slough.gov.uk for any dietary requirements.