Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance

All organisations, which employ staff or volunteers to work with children, should adopt a consistent and thorough process of safer recruitment in order to ensure that people who are unsuitable to work with children and young people are prevented from doing so.

Safer recruitment practice should include those persons who may not have direct contact with children, but because of their presence and familiarity in certain settings will still be seen as safe and trustworthy.

The NYSCB Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance provides information for agencies regarding recruitment practice and training:

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