Safeguarding Profession Body

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The representatives that influence the wider sector of childcare are: government departments, professional bodies i.e. Ofsted, trade unions, sector skills and regulatory bodies. The government has a department called the LSCB which stands for the Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards which first started back in 2004. The role and responsibilities for this department is to ensure that the LSCB should be local for everyone. The responsibility for the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board is to work with other LSCB’s in ensuring and promoting safeguarding for the children. They have a responsibility to keep a high standard of child safety and so by doing this have high standards for safeguarding. An example of a professional body is Ofsted to which
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