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Safer recruitment principles

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Safer recruitment is a term used when recruiting volunteers and staff to help you discourage people with a potential to cause harm. It means you must take all reasonable steps to make sure that those you recruit into your organisation are suitable and appropriate.

The term refers to a set of practices set out in government guidance that you need to use for all roles if you are delivering activity for children or adults at risk. The principles are useful for everyone.

This page was last reviewed for accuracy on 06 December 2018

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