One Day Workshop – Recruiting Safely & Fairly

In by Chrissy McDougal

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Date(s) - 28th Sep
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Warehouse Room, Three Central Ltd


To cover the following learning objectives:

  • Gathering relevant information in order to inform the risk assessment process.
  • Applying the relevant legislation that impacts upon risk assessment; including the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, the Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended 2013) and the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Understand how to interpret criminal record information in order to inform risk assessment processes
  • Understand how to risk assess applicants/volunteers with criminal records in the context of safe recruitment and safeguarding.
  • *Client specific issues/case studies

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    This course is funded by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Surrey

More Information about Nacro

In addition to the above workshop, Nacro provides the following additional services that may be of relevance to the opportunity you seek to realise:


Nacro supports organisations to develop robust recruitment policies or amend existing policies that help to strike a balance between the need to safeguard and offering valuable opportunities to people with criminal records.

Employability Programmes

Nacro directly delivers employability programmes and support the delivery of similar programmes offered by their partner organisations. This provides them with a pool of potentially suitable candidates for the opportunities you seek to provide.

Nacro’s strengths and the added value they offer

All of the above services will be designed/delivered by staff that are trained and supported by subject experts from within Nacro. These are experienced practitioners who have a thorough and up to date knowledge of relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, and a good understanding of the offender journey, how to positively engage ex-offenders and disclosing criminal records. Their trainers are experienced in handling multi disciplinary groups of all sizes and enjoy working with large, action learning groups as well as small learning sets. They have an excellent up to date knowledge of the relevant research findings, case studies and best practice initiatives across England, Wales, the rest of Europe and the USA. Their training style is engaging, interactive, educative and highly effective.

Payment Information

Payment can be made via Bank Transfer or cheque.  Payment by bank transfer should be made to account number: 00004015, sort Code: 405240.  Please include reference RecSafe and your name and complete booking details below. Please made cheques payable to “Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead”and send to: VARB, 2nd Floor, Tower House, 3 Cromwell Road, Redhill, RH1 1RT


Bookings are closed for this event.