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NSPCC Safer Interviewing Skills Course

November 1, 2017


The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is delivering a Safer Interviewing Skills course on Wednesday 1st November, aimed at those responsible for recruiting staff and volunteers working with children and young people.

Based on the principles of NSPCC values-based interviewing; attendees will be taught to assess aspects of a candidate’s character (which is essential in order to work effectively within child-focused organisations), such as values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours.

The course works to a set of four behaviours that are core to safe working practice with children and young people:

  • Establishing and Maintaining Professional Boundaries and Professional Integrity
  • Establishing and Maintaining Relationships with Children
  • Taking action to protect a child
  • Demonstrating resilience and ability to cope with pressure

The course aims to demonstrate how to explore “gut feeling” and remain fair and non-discriminatory when asking probing questions.

The course will take place at the NSPCC offices in Templeton Business Centre, 62 Templeton Street, Glasgow, G40 1DA; places are £145 each.

To book your place, or for further information, please visit the course’s dedicated page on the  NSPCCwebsite.

Alternatively, for further information on any of the NSPCC’s courses, contact their main office by phone: 0808 800 5000, or email: help@nspcc.org.uk

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November 1, 2017


National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)


Templeton Business Centre
62 Templeton Street
Glasgow, G40 1DA United Kingdom
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