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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Email: safeguardingboard@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Safer Recruitment (multi-agency)

Target Group:             Recruiting managers for roles where people will work with or have direct contact with children and young people. 

                                   School staff should contact governor services for specific training on this subject.

Trainer:                        Diane Parkhouse, Education Human Resources

Time:                           9:30pm to 1:00pm

Dates:                         Wednesday 3rd October 2018

                                    Tuesday 12th February 2019

Delegates:                   25 places

Aims and Objectives

  • Increase your understanding of organisation safeguarding responsibilities in relation to safer recruitment.
  • Highlight the importance of maintaining an on-going culture of vigilance and robust systems for reporting concerns.
  • Identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people.
  • Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting.
  • Review their own and their organisation’s policies and practices with a view to making them safer.

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