SAFEGUARDING & VETTING

Safeguarding and compliance are two areas that we take extremely seriously. The protection of children,young people and vulnerable adults is of paramount importance for everyone and we are no exception.We adhere to guidance outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education and other relevant guidelines.All our candidates are vetted through robust safer recruitment processes before embarking on the relationship with a young person or any placement.When conducting background checks on candidates we make use of the following external services and resources, amongst others:

Teaching Regulation Agency
Disclosure and Barring Service
Keeping Children Safe in Education (Government document)
Government guidelines on acceptable Right to Work and Identification documentation
Checking a job applicant's right to work

As part of our commitment to safer recruitment, candidates will undergo all pre-employment checks this will include:

AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE BARRING SERVICE (DBS) and be on the UPDATE SERVICE.
RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK
PROHIBITION AND SANCTION CHECK.
TWO REFERENCE CHECK
PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION CHECK
FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEWS
ADDRESS VERIFICATION
NATIONAL INSURANCE



PROOF OF QUALIFICATIONS CHECK .
TEACHER STATUS CHECK.
OVERSEAS POLICE CHECKS-(if applicable)
BARRED LIST CHECK-(LIST 99)
DATE OF BIRTH CHECK
CHANGE OF NAME CHECK
PRE-SCREENING INTERVIEW
MEDICAL CHECKS
UP TO DATE CV
Complete online safeguarding


COMPLAINCE

We strictly adhere to all current legislation regarding employment agencies:

The Equality Act 2010
The Disclosure & Barring Service
Agency Workers Regulations 2010(AWR)
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Working Time Regulations(Holiday)
The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
Data Protection Act 1998 (superseded by DPA 2018)
Employment Agencies Act 1973 and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003