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Creating Safer Organisations

20th January 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT


The course will inform and ensure that practitioners, volunteers and managers understand safer recruitment procedures, identify warning signs that may indicate harmful behaviour and manage allegations against practitioners in accordance with local and national procedures.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the learners should be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of the risk posed to children from practitioners
  • Be aware of recent legislation and know what to do if you have a concern about another practitioner
  • Be aware of Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) responsibility;
  • Know what to do when an allegation is made
  • Gain an awareness of the support and interventions available for the practitioner who has the allegation made against them
  • Increase their awareness of child protection cases that have influenced current policy and procedures around staff recruitment
  • Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting/safer recruitment procedures;
  • Understand the role of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


20th January 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT




Francis House
Newham Partnership Working, 760 Barking Road
London, E13 9PJ United Kingdom
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Non-attendance Policy

Please note that there is a non-attendance policy currently in place. There will be a charge of £100.00 (£50.00 for half day courses) for non-attendance if cancellation does not occur 5 working days before the event or replaced by another representative from your agency. All charges recuperated will be directed back into the training budget. If you are employed outside of the London Borough of Newham, please provide the name and contact details for your finance team.

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