Upcoming Courses

*For those attending face-face courses, please note that our training centre is currently only accessible via stairs due to our lift awaiting essential maintenance. The training centre is therefore not wheelchair accessible at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss this further, or have any questions

Face-to-Face: 

  • Friday 7th January 2022 (9.30am-5.00pm)
  • Wednesday 6th April 2022 (9.30am-5.00pm)

Online courses:

All our online courses are delivered via Microsoft Teams

  • Wednesday 16th February 2022 (9.30am-5.00pm)
  • Wednesday 9th March 2022 & Thursday 10th March (6.00pm-9.30pm)

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

Or, online via Microsoft Teams