Booking Deadline: Mon January 21 2019

Safer Recruitment and Vetting Refresher


This half day session looks at the arrangements schools must have in place to comply with KCSiE part 3.

The content of the session presumes a working knowledge of safer recruitment & vetting checks. Please note that this course is not a replacement for full Safer Recruitment training, although it will be a suitable refresher for delegates that have previously completed Safer Recruitment.

Delegates who can evidence that they have previously completed the full Safer Recruitment Consortium training (for example via NASS) may bring their certificate with them on the day to receive a Consortium ‘refresher’ certificate as well as the usual certificate of attendance.


To update schools on key elements of the safer recruitment and vetting process, including maintenance of the single central record, following changes to statutory guidance & regulations.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • implement the changes to safer recruitment described in Keeping children safe in education part 3
  • Understand the implications of other new guidance such as ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act’ 2006 (Regs 2018) and GDPR
  • fulfil their operational or strategic responsibilities in relation to the single central record

About the Presenter

Carolyn Eyre, Safeguarding Consultant

Carolyn is an independent safeguarding consultant, working with schools, multi-academy trusts, FE colleges, local authorities and LSCBs across England. She worked in the Local Education Authority safeguarding arena for many years, first in Education Welfare services before becoming Child Protection co-ordinator and then Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing for the authority – combining also the roles of Senior Allegations Manager and Safer Recruitment lead officer – for a large local authority.

Carolyn has a particular interest in the protection of children with disabilities; her knowledge and understanding of the complexities of safeguarding vulnerable groups has won her many friends in the special school & college sector and she is well known to NASS members.

As a member of the Safer Recruitment Consortium (NSPCC, Lucy Faithfull Foundation, CAPE and NASS) Carolyn is responsible for updating and reviewing the national Safer Recruitment training. She is the only independent consultant invited to be a part of the Safer Recruitment consortium and developed, with the support of NASS members, the updated Guidance for Safe Working Practice for education professionals which was published in October 2015.

Carolyn has MA Professional Training & Development complimented by:-

  • Certificate in social work with children
  • BEd (Hons) Professional Education
  • NSPCC post-graduate Certificate of Competence
  • NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

She is currently the Chair of Trustees of a small early years provider, having previously served for 18 years as a school governor, and is also a trustee for the National Association for Special Educational Needs (nasen)


NCVO, Regents Wharf, 8 All Saints St, London N1 9RL

Event Details

Thu 7 Feb 2019

13:00 - 16:30

NCVO, Regents Wharf, 8 All Saints St, London N1 9RL

Spaces Available: 10

Delegate Pricing

NASS Member
£ 80.00

Associate Members
£ 95.00

Non-NASS Members
£ 120.00