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Safer recruitment practices help to make sure that staff, volunteers and trustees are suitable to work with others at the organisation and with beneficiaries. Safety should be considered at every stage of the recruitment process.
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Your recruitment and selection policy should cover all the areas that follow so that all staff and managers understand how to recruit people more safely and more fairly.
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