Safer Recruitment

This workshop is the Safer Recruitment Consortium accredited, updated version of the Safer Recruitment training for Headteachers, school Governors and other staff who are likely to sit on interview panels or appoint staff. It is still a requirement for every school appointments panel to include at least one member who has completed the Safer Recruitment training. Course content provides clear explanations of government guidance regarding the safer recruitment process. It also includes an update of the most recent legislation changes (i.e. the Keeping Children Safe in Education – Sept 2018, DBS, Disqualification by Association and other pre-employment checks) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection. It is recommended that you refresh your training every 5 years.
Impact Statement
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
  • Will have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • Will be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Will be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
  • Will begin to review their own and their settings policies and practices, with a view to making them safer
  • Will be safer organisations
  • Will comply with government guidance and legislation

All Headteachers, school Governors, Business Managers and other staff likely to sit on interview panels or administer staff appointment

29th April 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Ken Palmer - Safeguarding Coordinator for Schools
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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