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Safeguarding Competency Frameworks

The Sussex Learning and Development Strategy 2019 – 2022 provides an overarching framework for adult safeguarding training and development across the three Sussex SABs.

The strategy provides a shared approach to the promotion of safeguarding adults competency frameworks, analysis of learning outcomes from Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) and sets shared areas of focus for learning and workforce development.

Links to Competency Frameworks

The Competency Frameworks below are useful tools for practitioners to use to assess current knowledge and skills and identify areas for professional development.

  1. National Competency Framework for Safeguarding Adults
  2. National Mental Capacity Act Competency Framework
  3. NHS intercollegiate document – Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Heath Care Staff