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Title: / LSCB Training Advert: FREE WORKSHOP- Safer Recruitment (Level 6)
Summary: / Details regarding free workshops through the LSCB.
Target school(s): / All Schools
Specific schools
For attention of: / Heads, SLT, School Designated Safeguarding Leads
Author: / Laura Beard, Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Multi-Agency Training Officer
Contact: / Laura Beard, Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Multi-Agency Training Officer
Email: /
Telephone: / 07739 315 875
Newsletter date: / 27/03/2017
Action required/
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LSCB Training Advert: FREE WORKSHOP- Safer Recruitment (Level 6)

FREE WORKSHOP: Safer Recruitment (Level 6)

When: 09th May

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Where: Hammersmith Town Hall, Courtyard Room, W6 9JU

Target group:

Managers and Supervisors and HR staff involved in recruitment of staff and volunteers across the children’s workforce.

Aim of the course:

• To develop participants understanding of safer recruitment in all organisations, in relation to safeguarding children


By the end of the training participants will have:

  • Identified the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • Helped participants begin to review their own and their organisations’ policies and practices in recruitment with a view to making them safer
  • Identified the features of a safe environment for children

The course is divided in 4 sessions. The framework for each session is as follows:

Session 1 –The scale of the problem and model of offending

Session 2 –A safer recruitment process

Session 3 –Making the right decision

Session 4 –An ongoing culture of vigilance

A new date for the Safer Recruitment workshop has been released. Thisone-day accredited training is free and open to managers and anyone within the agency who is involved in recruiting. They must also work in one of the three local authority areas of Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster City Council.

To book a free place, please use the link below to the Learning Centre. (you may need to create an account on the Learning Centre first).

Other workshops:

Safer Recruitment Refresher workshop (half day) on 14th June 2017 1330 -1630 (after Meet the LADO).

Book here for this session:

Meet the LADO workshops:

An opportunity to meet Kembra Healy (Tri-Borough LADO).

Delegates will learn about how the Local Authority Designated Officer manages the investigation of allegations, how they evaluate and assess the levels of risk and support settings in appropriate decision making in line with safeguarding procedures.

23rd May 2017 1330 - 1530

14th June 2017 0930 - 1130

4th July 2017 0930 - 1530

Book here:

If you have any trouble using the links, please call the LSCB training team on 07739315875 for further assistance.

Please feel free to cascade to colleagues where appropriate.

The April dates for Core Safeguarding and Child Protection training are now out and are bookable on the Learning Centre. Please click on the links below to book your place.

  • Introduction to Child Protection Level 1
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Child Protection Level 3
  • Safeguarding and Neglect
  • Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Based Approach