Screening checks for employees and volunteers 2023032WB
May 8, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
Full course description
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Date and time
Monday 8 May 2023, 1.00 pm to 2.00pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
Risk and Compliance Manager, Human Resources Manager
This learning event provides best practice guidance about obtaining Working with Children Checks and other suitability checks for school employees, contractors, volunteers and visitors.
- overview of the legal requirements for undertaking suitability checks
- greater understanding of what constitutes 'child related work'
- information about complying with Child Safe Standard 6.
Sarah Dunn is School Services Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria. Sarah is an experienced lawyer in the education sector. She provides strategic and practical advice to Member Schools in relation to a range of legal, regulatory, risk and compliance issues.
Peter Roberts is currently Independent Schools Victoria’s Head of School Services, and the Company Secretary of the Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority. In his roles, Peter provides advice and support to Independent schools, particularly in the areas of compliance and accountability, capital projects and school operations. He has played a leading role in implementing various Australian and Victorian Government education programs focused on school performance and infrastructure improvement. Prior to joining ISV, he spent twenty years working in Victorian secondary schools as a teacher and Assistant Principal.
Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety