Every agency that is part of a Safeguaring Partnership has made a commitment to safer recruitment. For partner agencies, safer recruitment rules affect those staff members whose duties include several specific tasks known as ‘regulated activities’. These include:
You can find out more information about safer recruitment in the Southend, Essex and Thurrock Child Protection Procedures here. Further information regarding safer recruitment in schools and other educational establishments can be found here. The regulations regarding disqualification arrangements have been consulted on and are likely to change in the near future; to see the outcomes of the consultation click here.