Identify what the key processes of safer recruitment are
Know how to plan your selection process
Prevent unsuitable people working with children and young people
Understand vetting and barring checks and those which are applicable during recruiting
Create a culture of safety within your setting
Continually assess the suitability of staff and volunteers
Have developed a structure for effective supervision and tools for managing the work, including the use of supervision agreements
Explore the role of the role of Designated safeguarding lead
Examines the need for on-going awareness and vigilance and how organisations can develop and maintain an environment that deters and prevents abuse and challenges inappropriate behaviour
Raise awareness of the challenges, dilemmas and expectations
Identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
Think about how abusers operate within organisations
Begin to review their own and their organisations’ policies and practices in recruitment with a view to making them safer
Identify the recent changes to the vetting and barring scheme
Identify the factors that can create vulnerabilities for children and for organisations
Identify relevant tools and resources to support the development of a safer organisation
Apply principles of adult learning to your own supervision practice
Practice supervisory skills and evaluate your own performance in order to apply your learning to real life situations
Identify the purpose, function and process of supervision with particular reference to safeguarding work
Highlight that supervision is a fundamental part of leadership and management at all levels
Recognise some of the unhealthy processes in supervision which may result in dangerous practice
Understand the accountability of managers/proprietors
Explore the importance of confidentiality in supervision
Safeguarding children masterclass – For Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies course programme available on request.
Safeguarding children – For Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies
Friday 23 November 2018
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB - £80.00
About the course
This masterclass has been designed in line with the Department of Education’s 'Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018' and will give recruiters the information they need to recruit safely and comply with relevant statutory guidance.
Safe recruitment and selection processes are essential if settings, organisations and institutions are to attract the best staff and deter and reject those who may pose a risk to children or who are unsuitable to work with them. This masterclass provides opportunities to discuss the importance of safer recruitment in the wider context of safeguarding and promotes safer recruitment practice.
Keeping children safe in education (2018) lays out the responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead. This masterclass will provide designated safeguarding leads with clarity about what the task involves and support in implementing systems that safeguard children.
Safeguarding children must be a fundamental part of your recruitment processes, which regulators (Ofsted) will scrutinise during future inspections. An essential course to compliment recruiters who have completed the e-learning recruitment training. Delegates will receive the information they require to safely comply with relevant statutory safer recruitment guidance. It is suitable for all who are involved in staff selection, recruitment and induction.
Participants will have opportunities to examine how to continually assess the ‘suitability’ of staff, volunteers and students and how to challenge and improve poor, unsafe recruitment processes. All of those involved in working with children should have access to advice and support from peers, managers, or named and designated professionals (Working Together to safeguard children 2018). This course will help you and your front line managers to create and sustain an effective supportive supervisory framework.
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• The course runs from 9.30am - 2.30pm
• Nearest Tram - West Croydon
• Nearest Train - West Croydon
• Buses - 60, 64, 109, 198, 250 & 289
• Parking - Very restricted but there are a few pay and display spaces nearby