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Safeguarding Guidance  for UK Organisations Working Overseas

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Getting Started

A useful start point is the flow chart below, giving an overview of everything you need to do to meet statutory and best practice standards, including criminal records checks, training and policies.

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Flowchart For Referral

Click the image below for the Flowchart For Managing Safeguarding Concerns Occurring Overseas

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All UK front line staff should be familiar with the recognition and prevention of FGM. All UK front line staff need to be aware of the Prevent Duty under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Annual SAFE Membership - Get the safeguarding tools and support your organisation needs

Annual SAFE Membership saves you time and money in meeting your safeguarding obligations and provides peace of mind for 12 months.   Membership includes access to template policies and procedures for child and adult safeguarding, saving many days of research and policy writing. Click here for more details.  

Membership also provides expert telephone and email support on safeguarding matters, DBS and recruitment issues. Also included, apply for our SAFEaward which recognises excellence in safeguarding and we'll review your safeguarding arrangements for free. Successful submissions allow use of the SAFE logo, under licence, on all your publicity materials assuring customers and clients of high standards of safeguarding.  

Membership also entitles organisations to generous discounts on face to face and online safeguarding training and insurance discounts. For a full list of membership benefits click here.  

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SAFE Audits

SAFE also provides on-site safeguarding audits & pre-inspection services. For further information click here


About SAFE

SAFE is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company focused exclusively on safeguarding. Every penny profit we make is ploughed back into the charitable and community sector so voluntary organisations and charities can benefit from SAFE’s expert services for subsidised prices. We provide a one-stop solution for everything from DBS checks, policy creation and guidance, safeguarding management briefings and incident support, to training (both face to face and online). We have already trained thousands of staff and volunteers, providing thousands of hours of CPD (Continuing Professional Development). All SAFE courses meet the training requirements of the latest legislation, government guidance, local Adult and Child Safeguarding Partnerships/Boards (Adult Protection Committees and Local Area Child Protection Committees in Scotland), CQC and Ofsted.

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