Workforce Groups

The Workforce Groups

 General Contact Workforce

Also those managing/supervising and supporting people in this group

  • Workers who are likely to come in contact with people.
  • Frequency of contact will vary but these workers need to have the confidence and awareness to recognise when a child/young person or adult may be in need of protection and how to respond.

 Specific Contact Workforce

Also those managing/supervising and supporting people in this group

  • Workers who carry out direct work and form more in-depth relationships with people.
  • Contact may take place in the home or other settings and involve one to one and/or group work.
  • These workers may contribute to risk assessment and risk management plans.

 Intensive Contact Workforce

Also those managing/supervising and supporting people in this group

  • Workers who have designated specific responsibility for Protecting People as part of their role e.g. named or lead professional who needs specialist knowledge to carry out their tasks.
  • Will also include workers undertaking child protection or adult protection investigations or working with complex cases.