Accredited by the Safer Recruitment Consortium

This one-day course gives school staff recruiters the information and understanding they need to recruit safely and comply with relevant statutory guidance. The course involves an assessment which is woven into the day at end of each session

 By the end of the course, participants will have:

  • Identified key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • Begun to review their own organisation’s policies and practices with a view to making them safer

 Course content includes:

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
  • Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
  • How abusers operate within organisations
  • Features of a safer recruitment process
  • Planning a safer recruitment process
  • Making the right decisions: interview and selection
  • Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
  • Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

In partnership with

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation