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Safer Recruitment Webinar

Event Code CH 20/2284
Event Description
This Safer Recruitment webinar, delivered over two half days, is for managers in Early Help or Children's Social and Residential Care who are responsible for recruiting staff who work with children and young people, or who are involved in providing services for them.

It seeks to assist you in raising your awareness and improving your practice throughout the interview and recruitment selection process of new staff in order that you maximise the opportunity for hiring suitable candidates within the wider context of safeguarding.

During the course delegates will complete a multiple choice assessment to gain their certification.

Please note delegates need to book onto and attend both half days to complete the course and assessment.

The event is an interactive Skype session. When you book on to this event, you will be sent; a confirmation email from and an Outlook calendar appointment for an interactive online workshop.

Please download and add the meeting invite into your Outlook calendar to join the event. You will find this attached to your confirmation email. When it’s time to attend the online workshop, open the appointment in your calendar and click the “Join online meeting” link to join the call.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Monday
23 November 2020
09:30 - 13:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£100
Session 2Tuesday
24 November 2020
09:30 - 13:30Online LearningTBA
Subject areas Children and Young People / Induction / Safeguarding
Target audience
Children Services / Managers / WSCC Staff
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development TH (
Pen Milton / Rob Stoner
Training objectives The aim of this course is to assist you in improving your awareness of the following topics;

  • 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 on-going culture of vigilance.