Safer Recruitment course

The course offers four modules, each one designed to help you with a different element of safer recruitment and your responsibilities when recruitment staff to your school or setting.


Guidance and Legislation – An overview of the DfE safer recruitment legislation with information surrounding safeguarding children and child protection. Covering the roles and responsibilities in handling, managing, recording and concluding allegation of abuse made against staff.


Recruitment and Selection – Cover the safer recruitment best practice procedures including advertising, person specifications, information/application packs shortlisting, interviewing and pre-appointment checks. Providing valuable information on how to deter and identify applications who are unsuitable to work within your institution and/or with children.


Vetting and Documentation – including vital information on the documentation required for DfE pre-employment vetting. Covering references, proof of identity, right to work, qualifications, and health.


Child Protection Checks – This details the statutory guidance of all child protection checks and the background behind them, when to conduct the checks and whom for, including Children’s Barred List Disclosure Barring Service, convictions, restrictions and record keeping.

Safeguarding demo

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