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Keeping Adults Safe: Recruitment, Selection and Management

  • Start Date: 15th January 2018, 10:00

This is a FREE 1 day certificated course.

This training will raise awareness of risk of harm in adulthood, provide a background into legal responsibilities in relation to adults at risk and examine the procedures that need to be in place for the recruitment, selection and management of staff and volunteers. It will assist voluntary, community and independent sector organisations working with adults at risk to achieve the minimum standards of best practice as outlined in the publication 'Keeping Adults Safe - A Shared Responsibility'.

This is a one day certificated course for those individuals who manage or supervise staff and volunteers working with adults at risk and those with governance responsibilities.

It will cover:

  • key definitions;
  • awareness of abuse issues;
  • procedures for reporting concerns;
  • code of behaviour for staff and volunteers;
  • legal implications and responsibilities in adult safeguarding;
  • procedures for recruitment, selection and management of staff/volunteers; and
  • dealing with allegations.

If you have attended either our Keeping Adults Safe: An Introduction or Keeping Adults Safe: Training for Staff and Volunteers within the last 12 months, you may wish to attend the afternoon session only. Please discuss with our team prior to booking.

*****This is not training for the role Adult Safeguarding Champion/Appointed Person but will give information about the role*******

PLEASE NOTE: This training will be provided for Voluntary, Community and Independent sectors and a maximum of 5 participants from any one organisation will be accepted on to each training course.

This course is for organisations in the Western Trust area only. For other areas, please view our training calendar by clicking here. To register your interest or for further information contact us here: kathy.corbett@volunteernow.co.uk.


Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are limited.

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Location: Old School Canteen, Tyrone & Fermanagh Hospital, 1 Donaghanie Road, Omagh, BT79 0NS

Cost: This course is provided free of charge through support received from the Health and Social Care Board.


Cancellation policy
Should you need to cancel your booking, no charge will be applied if written notice is received 5 working days before the course. Volunteer Now regrets that if written notice is received less than 5 working days before the course, a 10 cancellation charge will be made. If no notice is given, full course fees must be paid. Volunteer Now reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

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