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Keeping Adults Safe: Recruitment, Selection and Management

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  • 06/02/2019
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Newry Library
    79 Hill Street
    BT34 1DG
  • Free Course

Keeping Adults Safe: Recruitment, Selection and Management

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 Southern Trust area only. 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.

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