Ensure that the playgroup has sufficient staff, especially with the relevant qualifications required. Health and safety of the children is so important and should not be put at risk at any time. Any area out of my control that I cannot actually sort myself is reported immediately to be dealt with.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of two members of the children’s workforce in relation to looked after children and young people. In this assignment I am going to explain the roles and responsibilities of two members of the work force that look after children and young people and evaluate the regulation
Unit 8- Caring for children E1/A1 The role and responsibilities of an early year’s practitioner follow a number of codes. When working with children there are many care needs of children, such as special needs, safeguarding children, children’s learning, behaviour, and working with parents. Early years practitioners have set responsibilities when working with children, like meeting the learning needs of a child, providing an environment which is welcoming and also they have to work together as part of a team to provide good service for both children and parents.
| Whilst having a duty of care it is important to find the right balance between children’s rights and parent’s/carer’s responsibilities. Sometimes children’s rights may outweigh the risk. As a childminder I am there to support all children on their journey of learning and experience.
Competency Goal 1: Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment In my child care setting, I work hard to provide all children with a safe and healthy learning environment. I research and follow strict standards available from the state related to preventing and reducing injury and illness, helping children feel safe, following sound nutrition and fitness practices, and creating an enriching learning environment.
Unit 25 3.1 Explain why it is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting. It is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the setting, as the parents are leaving their children in your care with the expectation that
a) staff b) pupil welfare c) teaching and learning This means keeping children safe from accidents (i.e. road safety), crime and bullying and actively promoting their well-being in a healthy, safe and supportive environment. It also encompasses issues such as pupil health and safety and bullying, about which there are specific statutory requirements, and a range of other issues, for example, arrangements for meeting the medical needs of children with medical conditions, providing first aid, school security, drugs and substance misuse.
When looking at children and young people’s development it is important to recognise and respond to concerns to ensure that the child or young person receives the help and assistance needed.
Role play such as talking on the telephone Individual children in a group Sharing or news time Peek a Boo Puppet play Meal or snack times Board games or puzzles Feely bag Activity Games such as I spy 3. Demonstrate supportive and realistic responses to children and young people’s questions, ideas, suggestions and concerns.
Any individual who comes into contact with children in their daily line of work “has a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children”.
It is important to safeguard children and young people because no one deserves to be abused whether it be emotional, physical, sexual abuse and no young person deserves to be neglected and we have a duty to protect them from harm. Every child deserves to live in peace
Unit 16 Code p5 Understand safeguarding of children and young people 1. Understand policy, procedures and practices for safe working with children and young people. 1:1 Explain policies, procedures and practises for safe working with children and young people. In order to ensure the safety of the children and young people in our care there are a number of policies, procedures and practices that must be adhered to.
An integral part of all of my roles is the welfare of the children. Building secure relationships with them and being aware of any issues which may arise. If I have concerns for a child’s well being, the actions I would take include; relaying concerns to the class teacher, learning mentor, SENCO,
ERR Questions Continued Task 4 Employee Number – Your employee number is a unique number that is individual to you. It allows your employer to have easy access to your online record. Employer Name – Your employer name is the person who employed you for the position you applied for, most likely your
Communication is very important, not only with the child/ young person but also their parents/ careers. Parents and careers need to be kept updated with everything that happens with their child/children and information that they need to know about the nursery itself. The stronger the relationship between the practioners and the parent/ career the stronger the trust the parents/ careers have with their child/ children in your care.