Supported Co-ordinator training
All CCC Co-ordinators (including deputies) running supported child contact centres must attend the NACCC Co-ordinator training once every three years. It will equip them in their role to run their centre safely. Part of the Co-ordinator training is designed to enable them to disseminate the training of the modules to their staff and volunteers
Volunteers or staff members working at a supported child contact centres should be given access to appropriate training including an annual safeguarding refresher to ensure that you are confident about what you should do if you have a safeguarding concern regarding a child using your centre.
The training you will be provided with will provided with will vary from centre to centre and often include a combination of face to face, workbooks and e-learning. NACCC has 10 modules which your centre will ensure are covered within the learning that you undertake in your role with a supported centre.
Additional online training links can be found in our A-Z LINK
Supervised co-ordinator training
All CCC co-ordinators (including deputies/seniors) running supervised child contact centres must attend the NACCC co-ordinator training once every three years. It will equip them in their role to run their centre safely.
Volunteers or staff members working at a supervised child contact centres should be given access to appropriate training including induction and ongoing annual safeguarding training to ensure that you are confident about what you should do if you have a safeguarding or child protection concern regarding a child using your centre
Your centre should support you in completing a robust induction before starting your role which will help you to understand the basics of the service and the way that it is delivered. Furthermore, this induction process often included an element of shadowing or mentoring to allow you to learn from more experienced people at the centre.
Your centre should also have a rolling training programme which will cover a wide variety of things including safeguarding children (annual), domestic abuse, health and safety, conflict management and working with children.
You should be provided with additional approved training to take account of changes in legislation, working practices and the needs of families.
For more information about the training requirements at a supported or supervised child contact centre, please refer to the appropriate standards or contact us and we will endeavour to support.