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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) Webinar

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:                          9:30am to 11:30am

Dates:                        Wednesday 25th November 2020

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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