Safer recruitment is central to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and forms a key aspect of the inspection process. Schools must ensure that they properly carry out, record and evidence a raft of pre-appointment checks whether recruiting staff or entering into commercial agreements with third parties.
Understanding this area is fundamental to a successful inspection and to ensuring the safety and welfare of current and future pupils.
We have a wealth of sector specific expertise and experience of safer recruitment and the inspection process, including:
Schools are now free to choose what safer recruitment training they attend, provided it covers the content of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). However, the safer recruitment legal framework is complex and the subject of frequent change and it is therefore all the more important that schools receive training which keeps them up to date with current legal and regulatory requirements.
Our Safer Recruitment Training sessions cover KCSIE as well as practical recruitment issues, pre-employment checks, regulated activity, dealing with allegations of abuse against staff and reporting obligations.
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