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Safer Recruitment


Commencing at 9.30am to 4.30pm

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It is a requirement that staff undertaking this course will have completed AWARENESS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT or Refresher within last 3 years

Target Group

This course is aimed at Education staff and is based on the statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. However the course is open to all recruiters working in children services.


To develop participants understanding of safer recruitment in relation to safeguarding children

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • give participants an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • Help participants begin to review their own and their organisations’ policies and practices in recruitment with a view to making them safer

*NB these courses are not a comprehensive workshop on staff recruitment and selection


Course dates
 Ref Code
 Date  Venue
SRT 28.11.18 Wed 28 November 2018 County Hall, Beverley
SRT 27.02.19 Wed 27 February 2019 The Courtyard, Goole
SRT 27.03.19 Wed 27 March 2019 ACE Centre, Driffield School
SRT 05.06.19
Wed 5 June 2019 Worklink, Cottingham

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