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Practical Strategies for Safe Recruitment and Safeguarding Children

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: Middle and senior leaders

Phases suitable for:

Course Reference: 7656WW

The responsibilities of your school in relation to safeguarding children through best recruitment practice are fully outlined, explained and their practical application explored in this course. Child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children are considered in the light of every stage of the staff recruitment process.

  • An overview of government guidance
  • Developing appropriate job descriptions and person specifications
  • Analysing candidate information and using character references
  • Using face-to-face interviews to best effect
  • Verifying the identity, qualifications and employment history of successful applicants
  • Mandatory checks of List 99, the Protection of Children Act List and enhanced CRB disclosure
  • Strategies for sharing and applying information learned at the course when back at school
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