Safer recruitment training


Finding and recruiting the right people to work with children and adults experiencing, or at risk of, abuse or neglect can be difficult. It is important that parishes recruit and appoint appropriate people as employees or volunteers. This course will equip participants with knowledge of Church of England legislation, policies, and practise guidance for safer recruitment.

Who is this training for?

This module is for:

  • Clergy
  • Parish Safeguarding Officers
  • Any others responsible for safely recruiting staff and volunteers

What will the course cover?

The course covers:

  • Safer Recruitment for volunteers and paid staff
  • The nine steps of Safer Recruitment
  • DBS eligibility

2020 courses

This course will soon be offered online, via the safeguarding training portal on the Church of England website. Until this is up and running, please contact Helen Tebbatt on 07398 186353, or email safeguarding@covcofe.org, to discuss safer recruitment requirements.