Safer workforce training

Safer recruitment: children and young people

This course is for anyone who is involved in the recruitment process of staff or volunteers who will be working with children or young people. Experience over many years shows the importance of incorporating measures that help deter, reject, or identify people who are unsuitable to work with children or young people.  These measures should be incorporated within the organisation’s recruitment, selection and induction procedures.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the key features of the recruitment process that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people.
  • Explore policies and practises that minimise opportunities for abuse and ensure its prompt reporting
  • Create an action plan to review own organisation policies and practices in recruitment with a view to making them safer

Cost of this course is £50 or £25 to private, independent and voluntary sector.

For information on dates and how to apply contact: or phone the Learning & Development Co-ordinators on 01344 35 2211 or 2293.

Further reading

Safer recruitment - children


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