Webinar: Risk assessing applicants with criminal records | Nacro

Webinar: Risk assessing applicants with criminal records

Duration: 2 hours
Date & Time: 13/07/2023 / 10:00
Price: £90


Hundreds of thousands of people will be seeking employment in the coming months; a large proportion will have criminal records. What do you do when you find out that you preferred applicant has an offending history? Using real-life case studies, this interactive webinar will explore how to understand criminal record information and use it to carry out well-informed risk assessments to help you make justified recruitment decisions.


Who is the webinar for?

If you are an employer currently recruiting, or preparing for the future job market, this webinar will help you to review your existing policies and procedures and confidently recruit people with past convictions.


Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to implement safer recruitment policies and practices
  • Learn how to interpret and manage criminal record disclosure information to inform the risk assessment process
  • Learn how to gather other necessary information to carry out effective risk assessments on applicants, or existing staff and volunteers who have criminal records or have been subject to serious allegations
  • Use the tools provided to develop effective risk assessment policies and procedures

Training pack and resources are included.


What previous delegates have said

“Really engaging session, pitched at the right level. This course really challenged my own thought processes, to make my assessments more objective.”

Delegate, October 2022


Costs and booking information

Date and time
Thursday 30 March 2023, 10am – 12pm


£90 (10% discount to organisations booking this together with the Asking about criminal records and carrying out DBS checks webinar).
The price includes a course pack with useful resources which will be emailed in advance of the webinar.

If you would like this course to be tailored to your organisation, please contact us for details of our ‘in-house’ webinars.

Book now

If you would prefer to be invoiced, please email employeradvice@nacro.org.uk
Spaces are limited to a maximum of 15 people per session.


About the speaker

Chris Proctor, Criminal Records Consultant

Chris is a Senior Consultant that works within Nacro’s Criminal Record Support Service. He has over 15 years’ criminal justice experience and is a non-practising solicitor with a criminal law background. He delivers advice, guidance and training on safe and fair recruitment practices and criminal record disclosure, to a variety of organisations across all sectors.