Safer Recruitment Webinar

Event Code CH 21/760
Event Description
This Safer Recruitment webinar, delivered over 2 half day sessions via Skype, 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 you will complete a multiple choice assessment to gain their certification.

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

Prior to the webinar you will be emailed pre-course work to complete which forms the basis for discussion during the webinar.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Wednesday
4 August 2021
09:30 - 13:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£200
Session 2Thursday
5 August 2021
09:30 - 13:30Online LearningTBA
Subject areas Children and Young People / Induction / Safeguarding
Target audience
Children Services / Early Help / Managers
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
Trainers
Pen Milton / Rob Stoner
tutors
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.
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