Safer recruitment refers to the whole recruitment process for volunteers and paid workers which include application forms, confidential declarations, and role descriptions, taking references, interviews and criminal record checks.
The Diocese of Liverpool has now adopted The Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance 2016
and the Parish Safeguarding Handbook
which set out safer recruitment practices for people working or volunteering in a Church of England setting.
This section takes you through the steps to Safer Recruitment with some helpful templates and guidance for carrying out Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Checks