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Safer recruitment: role of the governing board

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Last updated on 16 January 2018
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What is the governing board's role in safer recruitment? Governors should make sure safer recruitment procedures are carried out. This article contains a KeyDoc checklist to help you ensure your school is carrying out the statutory tasks. It also suggests questions to ask when monitoring this.

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  1. 1 Governors must ensure safer recruitment procedures are applied
  2. 2 KeyDoc: safer recruitment checklist
  3. 3 Safer recruitment training
  4. 4 Obtaining DBS checks and background information
  5. 5 Ensuring the single central record is up-to-date

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