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  • 1. 
    Definition of Safeguarding: Which of these options is the most accurate definition of safeguarding?
    • A. 

      Safeguarding stops learners being abused or bullied

    • B. 

      Safeguarding aims to protect learners from a wide range of potential harm, and looks at preventative action, not just reaction

    • C. 

      Safeguarding is used to check the backgrounds of people working with children

    • D. 

      Safeguarding means investigating any suspicion of abuse


  • 2. 
    Physical Intervention: A student complains that a new staff member dragged him out of class, bruising his arm in the process.  The staff member says that where he worked previously this was common practice if a student was disruptive.  His Line Manager says he appears to be settling in well.  What is the key issue for the current learning provider to address?
    • A. 

      The previous employer condoned inappropriate behaviour by its staff

    • B. 

      His previous employer provided ineffective physical restraint training

    • C. 

      He has not received effective induction covering staff code of conduct

    • D. 

      He may have been involved in previous allegations in his previous job


  • 3. 
    Ensuring cases of abuse are reported: In addition to safeguarding policies and procedures, which one of the following should an organisation have in place to ensure all cases of abuse are reported?
    • A. 

      Regular staff meetings

    • B. 

      Security including CCTV

    • C. 

      An effective whistle blowing process

    • D. 

      A suggestion box


  • 4. 
    Not knowing what to do A student complains again that she has been touched inappropriately by a member of staff.  This member of staff is a friend of the person to whom the allegation was reported.  What should they do?
    • A. 

      Gather more evidence from the student to decide if she is telling the truth

    • B. 

      Ignore allegations due to serial nature of complainant

    • C. 

      Report the incident in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures

    • D. 

      Talk to the member of staff


  • 5. 
    Physical abusers: Sexual abusers actively seek employment in educational establishments in order to further an abuse agenda.  Do you think the same is true of physical abusers?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Usually

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Never


  • 6. 
    A culture of safeguarding: Which three of the following are ways by which a culture of safeguarding can be fostered?
    • A. 

      Incidents of inappropriate behaviour are reported at all levels

    • B. 

      Staff are given free reign to safeguard learners as they see fit

    • C. 

      Awareness is maintained through training, posters, meetings, and discussions

    • D. 

      Staff and learners are consulted about safeguarding issues


  • 7. 
    Managing emotions: A staff member finds it difficult to manage their emotions at times of particular stress or provocation. Which is the best way of helping them to avoid putting themselves in a position where they may be in danger of responding in a physically abusive manner?
    • A. 

      By encouraging them to use their own initiative in such situations

    • B. 

      By dealing with such situations as and when they arise

    • C. 

      By not recruiting emotional staff

    • D. 

      By having effective training, guidance, and mentoring in place to help them develop standard responses of appropriate behaviour


  • 8. 
    Responsibility for implementation: Who is responsible for ensuring that safeguarding policies and procedures are implemented and followed?
    • A. 

      The designated person

    • B. 

      The governing body, board of directors, or trustee board

    • C. 

      Individual members of staff

    • D. 

      The Principal or Chief Executive


  • 9. 
    Designated persons Which two of the following are the role of the Designated Person if there is an allegation that a member of staff has abused a learner in the organisation?
    • A. 

      To make sure nobody outside the organisation finds out about the allegation

    • B. 

      To discipline member of staff concerned

    • C. 

      To advise other staff about action to be taken

    • D. 

      To investigate the allegation


  • 10. 
    Soft targets: Which two of the following are likely to make a learning provider a soft target for abusers seeking employment?
    • A. 

      Having a culture of investigating all allegations

    • B. 

      Failing to obtain comprehensive information about candidates’ backgrounds including identity checking

    • C. 

      Involving learners and staff in developing safeguarding policies

    • D. 

      Accepting open testimonials or references provided by a candidate


  • 11. 
    An open and supportive culture: Which three of the following characterises a learning provider with an open and supportive culture? 
    • A. 

      A code of conduct for staff sets the parameters of acceptable behaviour

    • B. 

      Concerns about inappropriate behaviour are investigated appropriately and systematically

    • C. 

      Reports of abuse are made anonymously

    • D. 

      Learners and staff are involved in the development of the organisation’s approach to safeguarding


  • 12. 
    Indicators: You have noticed that a vulnerable adult learner who you know is an active sports person is regularly coming in with unexplained bruises and other injuries that he is attempting to cover up.  When asked he says everything is fine.  What would you do?
    • A. 

      Investigate the matter further by questioning other staff and learners

    • B. 

      Monitor the situation for the time being

    • C. 

      Ignore as almost certainly sports related injuries

    • D. 

      Report your concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Person in your organisation


  • 13. 
    Individual staff responsibilities: Which three of the following are relevant to all individual members of staff?
    • A. 

      They are responsible for adhering to safeguarding policies and procedures

    • B. 

      They have an awareness of safeguarding issues

    • C. 

      They are alert to potential signs and indicators of abuse or neglect

    • D. 

      They are responsible for investigating any allegations of abuse


  • 14. 
    Accountability: Which one of the following are accountable for ensuring that safeguarding policies and procedures are in place?
    • A. 

      The Principle or Chief Executive

    • B. 

      Individual members of staff

    • C. 

      The governing body, board of directors, trustee board or equivalent

    • D. 

      The designated person


  • 15. 
    Identity checks: Which two of the following would be acceptable for checking the identity of a candidate?
    • A. 

      Passport

    • B. 

      Driving License

    • C. 

      Copy of passport

    • D. 

      Copy of driving license


  • 16. 
    Suitability of candidates: In assessing the suitability of a candidate, which three of the following would you explore during the interview?
    • A. 

      The candidate’s response to a range of hypothetical scenarios

    • B. 

      Their attitudes towards young people and vulnerable adults

    • C. 

      Any gaps in their employment history

    • D. 

      Any discrepancies between the information provided by the candidate on their application form and in their answers to questions at interview


  • 17. 
    CRB checks: What are the two main reasons for including the phrase “required to provide a satisfactory CRB disclosure at the appropriate level” in the job advertisement?
    • A. 

      To satisfy a legal requirement

    • B. 

      To encourage suitable candidates to apply

    • C. 

      To deter unsuitable applicants from applying

    • D. 

      To provide a clear indication that the employer is committed to safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults


  • 18. 
    Standard application forms: Job applications should only be accepted on fully completed standard application forms, rather than CVs.  Which three of the following statements relate to standard application forms?
    • A. 

      Requires candidate to present all information employer requests in order to be assessed against the selection criteria for the job

    • B. 

      Structure allows for gaps in employment history to be highlighted

    • C. 

      Asks specific questions relating to previous cautions/convictions

    • D. 

      Allows strengths to be highlighted and areas for development to be down- played


  • 19. 
    Interviewing: When interviewing, which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      All candidates must be asked exactly the same questions

    • B. 

      You can ask candidates any questions as long as they are relevant

    • C. 

      In addition to the standard questions you can ask relevant supplementary questions

    • D. 

      Depends on the circumstances


  • 20. 
    Checking applications: Which three of the following are specific reasons why job applications should be checked carefully?
    • A. 

      To ensure that all sections have been completed

    • B. 

      To comply with the organisation’s employment policies

    • C. 

      To ensure that the information provided is consistent and does not contain discrepancies

    • D. 

      To identify gaps in a candidate’s employment history


  • 21. 
    Anomalies, discrepancies and omissions: Which one of the following best describes when any anomalies, discrepancies and omissions in the application of a candidate should be scrutinised and investigated?
    • A. 

      Before shortlisting

    • B. 

      At the interview

    • C. 

      After shortlisting

    • D. 

      At any stage as long as they are thoroughly investigated before a candidate is offered a job


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