We are currently working on updating the Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment Toolkit that were originally produced in 2012, and the new version will be available online soon.
In the meantime see below for advice on the procedures to follow if you have concerns about a child or a member of staff in an early years and childcare group setting, or childminding setting:
You should also refer to information and guidance given on any recent safeguarding training that you have attended.
Childcare is registered depending on factors such as, what service they provide, age of the children they care for and how long they are open for.
Ofsted carry out checks and visits to see if they application is suitable before they can be registered.
Each provider would apply to be on these registers depending on their circumstances;
This is for people who provide childcare for children in the early year’s age group (0-5 years)
This has two parts and is for childcare which is either;
Ofsted uses these registers to regulate what childcare providers, can, can’t and should do.