DBS, Safe & Fair Recruitment when Working with Adults at Risk

Where is it?

This session will take place online via Teams from 11am-12pm,

When is it?

Thursday, 24th November, 2022

As part of Safeguarding Adults Week, the Ann Craft Trust are collaborating with the DBS to bring you a free webinar discussing safe and fair recruitment.

This session will be delivered by Cathy Taylor, a Regional Outreach Manager at the DBS and Cath Sykes, Safeguarding Adults in Unregulated Sport and Activity Officer for the Ann Craft Trust.

The session will cover:

  • The different levels of DBS checks available
  • How to decide what level of check a role is eligible for when working with adults.
  • Common questions and queries organisations have regarding DBS checks.

There will be then an opportunity to ask questions you have about DBS processes and procedures. If you would like to put a question forward before the session, you can either include this on the notes in your booking form or email ann-craft-trust@nottingham.ac.uk

The session will be hosted online on Thursday 24 November from 11am-12pm.

You can learn more about safe recruitment processes on our website.

Our Speakers

Cathy Taylor is the Regional Outreach Manager at Disclosure and Barring Service. Cathy is part of the Partnerships Team and manages the team of regional outreach advisers who support organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland with DBS processes and legislation. She also supports partnerships with national organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Prior to working for DBS Cathy has worked in the voluntary sector supporting workforce development, developing and delivering training to the children’s workforce, supporting families with pre-school children and children who have been impacted by domestic abuse. She has also been a children’s centre manager employed by a local authority and has been a member of a Local Safeguarding Children’s Board training team.

Cath Sykes is a Safeguarding Adults in Unregulated Sport and Activity Officer for the Ann Craft Trust. Cath works closely with the sport and activity sector to review and develop advice and support in relation to adults as risk in unregulated sport and recreation. Cath is a qualified youth and community worker with over 25 years’ experience working in the voluntary and community sector. Cath has worked with young people and adults, leading on safeguarding, participation and governance.

Bookings for this event are now closed.