Safer Recruitment in Educational settings

Event/course Code SCH/21/179
Event/course type Early Years Curriculum
Event Description • For Designated Safeguarding Leads, Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers and all others in education who are involved in staff selection

This course covers the following areas;
- Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
- Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
- How abusers operate within organisations
- Features of a safer recruitment process
- Planning a safer recruitment process
- Making the right decisions: interview and selection
- Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
- Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

• To identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people.
• To be able to produce policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting.
• To begin to review their own organisation’s places and practices to make them safe.

Cost: For schools with Safeguarding SLA - £80.00 + VAT per person
Cost: for schools without the Safeguarding SLA - £160 + VAT

Lunch is provided - we will contact you about how this is ordered / managed in line with current guidance
Training Objectives Cost: For schools with Safeguarding SLA _ £80 + VAT
Cost - for Schools without Safeguarding SLA - £160 + VAT

Trainer: Steve Eccleston

Lunch is provided - we will contact you about how this is ordered / managed in line with current guidance
Learning Outcomes Learning Outcomes- Skills and knowledge:
Participants will gain the skills required to ensure that safeguarding is at the heart of their recruitment decisions.

Intended impact on practice:
Settings will have a robust recruitment process that deters applications from unsuitable individuals and identifies those that may present a risk to children and young people.
Tutors Heather Dawson
Subjects Safeguarding
Key Stages
Early Years / Foundation No KS1 No KS2 No KS3 No KS4 No KS5 No 11-19 No 
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 12 May 202209:00 - 16:00Stourport Manor HotelMap
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