Delivered by Tammie Redman

Dates & times for the online version of the course:

  • Wednesday 30th November 2022 (9:30am - 5:00pm)
  • Wednesday 19th April 2023 (9:30am - 5:00pm)

Our online courses are delivered by Microsoft Teams. Joining instructions for all online courses will be sent 1-2 days prior to the course start date. You will then have ongoing access to the system with the course materials after the course has finished.

Dates & times for the face to face version of the course:

  • Thursday 15th September 2022 (9:30am - 5:00pm)
  • Monday 30th January 2023 (9:30am - 5:00pm)

Our face to face courses are delivered at our Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE.

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'

Summary:

This accredited course is endorsed by the Safer Recruitment Consortium. There should be at least one person on a recruitment panel who has undertaken this course.

Aim:

  • To enable those with responsibility for recruiting staff within their own agency to understand the context of safer recruitment, establish a safer recruitment process and maintain an ongoing culture of vigilance that deters and prevents abuse and challenges inappropriate behaviour.

Please note there is a competency test at the end of this training.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:-

  • Gain the skills to deliver safer recruitment to their own agency
  • Identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • Begin to review their organisations’ policies and practices in recruitment with a view to making them safer 

This training must be renewed every 5 years

Who should attend?

Anyone who has responsibility for recruiting staff who work with children or young people