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Safer Recruitment Training in Education Settings and the Wider Workforce

Gain the skills to protect children and young people through safer recruitment

Organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them, have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

If you recruit staff and/or volunteers into the children and young people’s workforce, you should be trained in safer recruitment practices.

In particular, schools and education settings are becoming increasingly accountable for safeguarding children when recruiting and selecting staff. For maintained schools, it has also been mandatory since January 1, 2010 for any staff appointments to be made by a recruitment panel with at least member trained in safer recruitment.

Our safer recruitment courses have been developed in line with the Department for Education’s statutory guidance for England ‘Working together to safeguard children' and our courses for schools and colleges with ‘Keeping children safe in education’.

We offer a range of safer recruitment services:-

Forthcoming dates for scheduled events

Please contact the training coordinator for booking details on 01527 406 912 or training@lucyfaithfull.org.uk.

  1. Safer Recruitment - Train the Trainer workshop | Leeds (Novotel Leeds Centre, LS1 4HR), 7-8 March 2019
  2. Safer Recruitment - Train the Trainer workshop | London (Euston Road, NW1 2BJ), 19-20 March 2019

In all cases course content includes:

By the end of the courses, participants will have:

Creating safer working environments

We can also provide advice and guidance on how to implement safer working practices, including reviewing child protection policies. Using our knowledge of abuse in the work place, we can help you create an environment that keeps children as safe as possible. Contact us for more information.

Online and other face-to-face training

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is part of the Safer Recruitment Consortium which regularly updates course materials in line with current legislation. Other members include the NSPCC, which can offer online training, CAPE and NASS (National Association of Independent and Non-maintained Special Schools). 

Other training

For information on other training we can offer, visit our training pages.

Contact us

For more information and to discuss your training requirements, contact the Training Coordinator:

01527 406 912

training@lucyfaithfull.org.uk

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