HR - Safeguarding

HR provides support and guidance to schools when dealing with staffing issues relating to safeguarding, including:-

  • Handling allegations against staff and associated guidance
  • Single central record information
  • Disqualification under the Childcare Act
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) guidance and documentation

Managing allegations against staff and volunteers

Guidance for Schools on Managing Allegations against those who work or volunteer with Children - updated September 2020

Managing Allegations Against Staff - Link to NY Safeguarding Children Partnership practice guidance

Single Central Record

Single Central Record - Template - February 2020

Single Central Record Guidance - January 2019

Disqualification under the Childcare Act

Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 - Guidance for Schools - August 2018

Childcare Disqualification Self-declaration Form - August 2018

DBS guidance

DBS Contractor Guidance

Manager Verification Form - volunteers

Manager Verification Form - paid roles

Useful downloads

Keeping Children Safe in Education - January 2021

Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)

Guidance for Safer Working Practice in an Educational Setting - May 2019