Maintaining Single Central Records

12 May 2017 9.00 - 13.00
central London

This half-day event is for all those who are involved in keeping single central records and considers issues around setting up and maintaining the data on the Schools’ Single Central Record in the context of the most up to date regulations, guidance and best practice.

Part of this function places a responsibility on schools to keep a single central record so they have evidence to demonstrate to inspectors that they have carried out the range of checks required by the law on their staff. A copy of the documents used to verify the successful candidate’s identity, right to work and required qualifications should be kept for the personnel file.

Course Outcomes: Participants will have:

  • Gained an understanding of the regulatory framework and best practice underpinning the format and content of the SCR
  • Considered the categories of staff/workers that should be recorded on the SCR
  • Explored options around format and content of the SCR
  • Learned about the key pre-employment checks for school based staff, volunteers, contractors and Agency workers
  • An understanding of how to apply this in practice in reviewing their own school SCR and the related pre-employment checking processes

This course would be ideal for Headteachers, Designated Safeguarding Leads, School Business Managers and Administrative Officers who work with the CCR

Course facilitator

Tony Lampert

Tony is a professional HR practitioner and Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development with over 30 years’ experience working in senior positions within the public sector. This includes 2 years’ operating as Head of HR for a Local Authority and over 10 years supporting Schools and the Children’s Service in a Senior HR Business Partner role, coordinating major organisational change, managing employee relations’ matters, leading on recruitment and selection campaigns and applying creative HR solutions to organisational issues.

Over the past five years most of the HR support Tony has offered has been related to the education sector, conducting investigations, delivering HR related training around Safer Recruitment and the Single Central Record and auditing HR processes.

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testimonials from delegates who have attended this event:

An excellent course, everything was very clear

I found out about some savings I could make for our school in collecting the documents that are needed

I can now fill in the gaps of our Single Central Record