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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

If you are worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person

Email: mashagency@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 6660

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

Email: safeguardingpartnership@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:                         Friday 5th July 2019 This date has been moved to Friday 6th September 2019 and has 4 places available.

                                   Tuesday 14th January 2020

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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