GC Learning Categories

General Contact Workforce

Also those managing/supervising and supporting people in this group

Click on the competencies knowledge and skills required

Operations
GC1

Recognise where there may be concerns about a child's/ person's and adult's wellbeing.

Test
GC2

Know the relevant procedure and take appropriate action.

GK1

Why Protecting People is "everyone's" responsibility.

GK2

Importance of protecting people in the wider public protection and human rights/gender equality context.

GK3

The GIRFEC approach and what this means

GK4

The general nature and signs of abuse.

GK5

What to do if they are worried about a child, young person or adult.

GK6

The limits of confidentiality and data protection requirements.

GK7

When to seek appropriate support/supervision

GK8

How the service/profession/discipline they represent can contribute to keeping people safe.

GK9

The basic principles of the rights of children, young people and adults.

GK10

Awareness of the Management of Offenders

GS1

Recognise concerns and identify possible risks and signs of child and adult abuse, harm and neglect.

GS2

Effectively communicate/report/ observe and record concerns.

GS3

Take appropriate action and follow the procedures of their agency.