Safer Recruitment eLearning course

The overall purpose is to support learners to identify, deter and reject people who are at risk of abusing the people they support. It is a guide to make good recruitment decisions, taking into account procedures and checks to provide a robust recruitment process to meet legislative requirements and best practice that is focused on the safety of children and vulnerable people. It will help learners to understand the risks to vulnerable people when the wrong people are employed.

Looking at the whole recruitment process from start to finish beginning with designing and describing the job role to get the right applicants for the role. Guiding learners through what to do to ensure compliance with legislation and what documentation is required to evidence so that learners have not acted in a discriminatory way. Providing practical interview questions and techniques as well as employment checks.

  • Why safer recruitment is important
  • Recruitment planning
  • Job descriptions and person specifications
  • Finding applicants
  • Shortlisting applicants for interview
  • Preparing to interview
  • Interview screening and selection
  • Pre-employment checks
  • Making a job offer and employment contracts
  • Induction, training, observation and supervision
  • Key legislation and guidance
  • Recruitment policies and procedures
  • Avoiding common recruitment mistakes
  • Managing allegations
This course has been designed specifically for people who would like to have an understanding of safer recruitment.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Safer Recruitment eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Safer Recruitment course

  • Develop a basic understanding of safer recruitment
  • The planning, finding applicants, shortlisting applicants, interview preparation, induction, training
  • Relevant legislation, managing allegations etc.
  • Avoiding common recruitment mistakes

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