• Mar

    Time: 08:30

    Location: PBM Inspection Services Ltd, Heath House Conference Centre, Cheadle Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 7BY

    Aimed at:

    The course is designed for headteachers, governors, and senior leaders with responsibility for recruiting and employing individuals who come into contact with children in schools and other childcare settings; it is also appropriate for Designated Senior Child Protection Officer/Lead, plus administrative staff who support the recruitment and HR function within the school or setting.

    Entry requirements:

    It is recommended that participants have Level 1 and 2, Child Protection

    Course details:

    This is an accredited Safer Recruitment course which provides participants with an understanding of safer recruitment within the wider context of safeguarding. The course looks at the prevalence of abuse; the profile of abusers; and the way in which abusers operate within organisations. It provides participants with a greater understanding of the features of a safer recruitment process. Session three focuses on how to make the right decisions and session four explores how to ensure an ongoing culture of vigilance.

    The course provides participants with an understanding of:

    • 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

    By the end of the course, participants will have:

    • Identified key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
    • Considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
    • Begun to review their own organisation’s policies and practices with a view to making them safe

    The tutor is an experienced and current frontline practitioner who specialises in providing safeguarding consultancy and accredited child protection training to child care organisations. Her background and experience are within social work management; managing teams of social workers who support schools with their vulnerable pupils, Local authority LADO, LSCB Trainer, Safer recruitment trainer and School Improvement advisor. She is passionate about ensuring schools and other organisations understand their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and safer recruitment and provide a preventative service (offer early help) to young people and their families.


    • Excellent delivery, superb balance of theory and practice.
    • Best safeguarding training I have ever accessed.
    • Will recommend this training to headteacher and designated lead.
    • Really good presenter, able to hold interest and share experiences. Allowed time for discussion/reflection which was useful.
    • Knowledge of trainer, always backing up theory with real examples
    • Real life examples.
    • Delivery of the course! And Tutor!
    • Up to date!
    • Trainers knowledge and passion for safeguarding procedures
    • Excellent delivery, superb balance of theory and practice.
    • Excellent delivery
    • It covered indepth the concepts of linking abuse in all its forms with the need for safer recruitment and offers resources to us in school
    • Alot of useful information that can be used in school to update procedures
    • Useful/essential information to implement in school
    • Legal requirements of recruitment. Practical activities
    • Pacey information well delivered
    • An enthusiastic and committed tutor, who really knows her stuff!
    • Practical resources and good discussion points.
    • Scenario and discussion
    • Good combination of practical advice and examples
    • Opportunities to discuss and ask questions
    • Real-life examples. Knowledge of tutor.
    • Very knowledgeable trainer
    • Interactive learning
    • Group activities, discussion
    • Excellent environment and catering/refreshments
    • Tutors knowledge and experience which she drip fed in throughout the day.
    • Facilitator was very knowledgeable.

    To Book please go to: Safer Recruitment Accredited Training