Recruiting new employees

This short course is effective for all employers who are looking to attract and hire employees who have the right skills and attributes to be a valued as an important member of the team. The course will acquaint you with the employment regulations and laws and industry-specific legislation that all employers need to know and follow. Enrol for the course to understand the stages of hiring a new employee up until their first day, along with the knowledge of pre-employment checks that need to be carried out for the role.
This short course is aimed at people who have responsibility for hiring staff or are hoping to move into a hiring role.

Learning outcomes

You will understand the processes involved in employing new members of staff
You will be able to write and post a job advert, select the candidates you would like to invite for interview, conduct the interview, make a job offer, carry out pre-employment checks, and create and send the right type of employment contract
You will understand the importance of equality and diversity when employing new employees

Advantages of this course

All employers, irrespective of size or sector, are required to prevent the employment of illegal workers. This short course will outline the ‘3 step check’ you should do to confirm that a potential employee is entitled to work in the UK.
Conducting pre-employment checks on job applicants is an integral part of the recruitment process. Failure to establish relevant information could mean that you have failed to show ‘due diligence’. Employers need to use the selection process, including vetting, to find the best person for the job, taking into account all the available evidence. This short course provides advice to employers on how to conduct such checks.
An unenviable part of the recruitment process is rejecting unsuitable applicants. It is only polite to let candidates know their application has not been successful and under Data Protection laws, how long and for what purpose their details will be kept for. Methods of doing so will be suggested in this short course.
Website and video resources are utilised to explore recruiting new employees in more detail There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge

On completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.

Endorsement statement

Our short course has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and endorsed by CACHE demonstrating the quality and rigor. CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. This is an unregulated programme and is not a nationally recognised qualification.