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Safer Recruitment

Safer recruitment is a set of principles and practices that an organisation or employer should apply to ensure that their employees and volunteers are suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults.

Course Presented by: 

Simon Lowe


35 Minutes

Key topics covered

  • What safer recruitment is

  • Who is at risk of abuse

  • What the law says about safer recruitment

  • The recruitment process, including job advertisements and relevant application forms

  • Processes for shortlisted candidates, including self-disclosure forms, conducting online searches and obtaining references

  • The interview process

  • Vetting checks, including DBS checks

  • Processes for other staff, such as supply staff, contractors and trainees

  • Processes for volunteers, visitors and governors

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