Upcoming courses:

  • Tuesday 8th October 2019 (09.30 - 17.00)
  • Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th February 2020 (18.00 - 21.30) 2 evenings
  • Thursday 26th March 2020 (09.30 - 17.00)
  • Tuesday 12th May 2020 (09.30 - 17.00)

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

Location:

Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE