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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 (Keeping Children Safe in Education) and the pre-employment checking process that impacts on Safeguarding and Child Protection. 

It is recommended that you refresh your training every 5 years.   

Pupils will:

  • be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner


Practitioners will:

  • have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
  • begin to review their own and their settings' policies and practices, with a view to making them safer


Settings will:

  • be safer organisations
  • 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

Greenwich Direct Services to Schools
100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
Date
13th June 2024 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Tony Lampert Consulting
Cost
£125 for RBG schools
£155 for non-RBG schools

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Designated Safeguarding Lead Person Refresher Course

Keeping Children Safe in Education and Government guidance requires Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) to complete refresher training every two years. 

This course will revisit the roles and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), new safeguarding guidance, initiatives, reflections and challenges of the role. It will provide participants with the opportunity to share safeguarding experiences with their DSL colleagues.

The course will also provide updates on safeguarding legislation and guidance - the current Keeping Children Safe in Education, and Working Together to Safeguard Children, that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Pupils will: 

  • be safer and have safeguarding needs met in an appropriate and timely manner 


Practitioners will: 

  • understand the child protection responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead person 


Settings will: 

  • be safer organisations and compliant with government/statutory guidance

This course is designed for those acting as the designated safeguarding lead person for child protection, or their deputies, or those who have previously attended the full day Designated Safeguarding Lead Person initial training

Greenwich Direct Services to Schools
100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
Date
20th June 2024 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 for RBG schools
£70 for non-RBG schools

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