Safer Recruitment Practice and Procedure (foundation level)

This course is for anyone who:

  • Works in a setting with children or young people and
  • Has some involvement in the recruitment of employees or volunteers and/or
  • Has some involvement in the supervision and management of new employees or volunteers and/or
  • Has some involvement in the drafting of policy and procedures relating to the above.

The course will ensure that by completion, those attending will

  • Understand some key principles about child abuse; those who abuse children; and the relevance of this to safer recruitment
  • Understand why it is important for each organisation and workplace to have safer recruitment procedures in place
  • Have been assisted in identifying safer recruitment practices and the reasons for them
  • Have been assisted in developing the skills needed to support safer recruitment processes in their workplace
  • Have been supported in promoting a ‘best practice’ approach to safer recruitment within their organisation.

“Adele was truly an engaging and interesting course lead.

“My confidence in making referrals has definitely increased and I feel I am in a better position to effectively engage with the child protection process.