Taking appropriate action includes preventing unsuitable people from working with children; promoting safe practice and challenging unsafe practice; identifying situations where there are grounds for concern about a child and ensuring that all those who are involved in providing services for children work in effective partnerships.
Course Outcomes: Participants will:
Explore how to meet current expectations in relation to the appointment of staff
Learn about how perpetrators operate and what this means for recruitment practice
Gain an awareness of how to explore with candidates their suitability for work in education settings where safeguarding is an issue
Develop an understanding of how to maintain anti-discrimination and equal opportunities when appointing staff
Consider how to develop and maintain a safer working culture
Benefits of attending this training:
An assessed event that is accredited by the Safer Recruitment Consortium, the nationally recognised body in this sector. All those who pass and who attend the entire session will received an accredited certificate of completion
Trainers who have extensive experience in pastoral care and safeguarding as well as recruitment and selection
Limited group size to maximise the opportunity for discussion and sharing of experience
Training materials and resources that are up to date and relevant to current issues in an ever-changing environment
A training programme that meets the requirements of “Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education”
Training that promotes best practice and professionalism
Testimonials from delegates who have attended this event:
Clearer identification of the necessary safeguarding checks people working in schools need in order to keep our children safe
Great strategies for deterring people for applying for a role in school who do not have the children's best interests at heart
Anyone recruiting to posts working with children would learn something
It was very comprehensive - the full day was helpful - and thoughtful
It will help me contribute effectively, as a school governor, to discussions and decisions relating to safeguarding issues/policies. It will also enable me to participate usefully in recruitment panels at the school
The course exceeded my expectations, and covered in depth all areas for consideration for safer recruitment and safeguarding children. There was plenty of scope for discussion, group work and questions, and a good balance of information and problem solving using scenarios/hypothetical situations
This is an accredited course. Delegates must complete both half day sessions to complete the course and receive the certificate of accreditation.
We offer a 10% discount for 2 and 20% discount for 3 people attending the same virtual or facilitated course from the same setting. These are be applied automatically at the checkout.
Further discounts are also available for 4 or more delegates, please contact us for details.