Safer Recruitment

Programme Overview
Delivery Model Online session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 660 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • In-school bespoke training is available.  Please contact Rebecca Annand for more information.
Deadline booking date
Training date and times
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Programme breakdown

  • 4 hours Online Training

Target audience

Senior leaders, Human Resources staff, Governors & Trustees

Aims of the course
  • Ensure staff, volunteers and governors are appropriately vetted and are suitable for the role when working with children and young people
  • Understand the importance of a safer recruitment job advertisement
  • Create a safer recruitment application pack
  • Understand the importance of maintaining an up to date job description
  • Understand the importance of safer recruitment checklists at interview panels
  • Review and embed safer recruitment practice and process
  • Understand how to properly conduct all pre and post-interview checks
  • Ensure that all safer recruitment policies and policy statements are up-to-date and relevant
  • Ensure a person on the recruitment panel has undertaken safer recruitment training and is confident to challenge
  • Identify and understand the importance of having a robust single central record system
  • Understand the importance of appropriate candidate background checks
  • Understand the important of safer recruitment risk assessments
  • Learn how to respond to inappropriate behaviour and allegations of abuse

The Safeguarding Alliance

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A MULTI-SKILLED ALLIANCE: The safeguarding risks and issues are changing all the time, so there are no safeguarding experts. Instead, there are specialists who have a singular focus on safeguarding, bringing a unique set of skills and understanding to every organisation and situation. That is how we operate at The Safeguarding Alliance. We bring together a range of professionals from a diverse range of sectors, all of whom are passionate about safeguarding and have many years of experience in the field. We work with some of the world’s most high-profile organisations and are internationally renowned for our work helping to shape safeguarding practice. AN INTERNATIONAL APPROACH: Our Alliance consists of organisations from around the world who share a mutual passion and drive to put an end to safeguarding failings. We work with governments and organisations across the world, and act on an international level to encourage global standards and practices. We research, develop and promote policy and deliver education and training, all with the aim of driving forward safeguarding excellence.

Course Summary

Effective recruitment is essential in safeguarding children and young people and risk mitigation. Finding staff and volunteers with the necessary skills, qualifications and attributes to enable a setting to effectively deliver objectives in line with aims and values is key and must be conducted in a safe way.

The Safeguarding Alliance
4 Hours