Safer Recruitment

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Safer Recruitment

4 Students
Programme Overview
Safer Recruitment
Delivery ModelOnline Face to Face session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 600 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • Discounts available for 3 or more delegates from the same school.
Deadline booking date
Wednesday 4th May 2022
Training date and times
Monday 23rd May 2022


12:30pm to 4:30pm UAE time
9:30am to 12:30pm UK time

Programme breakdown

  • 4-hour virtual F2F training with breaks and tasks.  

Target audience


This course has been designed for those who are responsible for ensuring the most appropriate people are recruited and vetted to work with children and young people. This course will most likely benefit:​

  • Human Resources Staff;
  • Teachers;
  • Head Teachers, Deputy Heads and Principles;
  • School Governors.

We strongly recommend that anyone wishing to undertake this course has a firm understanding of the required safeguarding principles and has recently undertaken safeguarding training.

Aims of the course

Taught by experienced professionals from a social services, education and policing background, this course will provide delegates with a:​

  • Clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of a safer recruitment panel
  • Understanding of how policy is contextual to operational practice
  • Identify best practice in the safeguarding safer recruitment arena
  • Enhance an understanding of knowledge and obligations required in safer recruitment
Intended outcomes

Delegates will learn how to:

  • 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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The Safeguarding Alliance based in the City of London, sets the benchmark for outstanding safeguarding practice both in the UK and internationally. With multiple, internationally accredited training courses, covering a wide breadth of Safeguarding issues bespoke to your location; training supports the building of transferable skills, knowledge and competence in the field of care, safety and welfare of children, young people and those at risk. As occupationally and operationally competent, independently quality assured safeguarding consultants; our trainers can support, mentor and guide individuals and organisations, enabling leaders, managers and practioner teams to apply the latest best practice to daily activity, mitigating against risk to pupils, staff and your institution. The Safeguarding Alliance provides course attendees with fully accredited qualifications which are transferrable through UK Ofqual recognised courses.

Programme details:

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.

Times are UAE 1:30pm to 5:30pm via ZOOM.


The Safeguarding Alliance
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