Does your organisation have specific safeguarding questions or areas you'd like to spend some focused time discussing with someone knowledgeable and independent? Our advice surgeries could be the perfect opportunity.
What is an advice surgery?
Advice surgeries are for organisations that would like to spend some focused time with one of our experienced team of advisors discussing the safeguarding, safer recruitment or DBS issues that are specifically impacting your organisation. They usually last between 1-2 hours and can be done by telephone, video meeting, or face-to-face. Choose between one of the following:
- DBS surgery
- Safeguarding surgery
- Safer recruitment surgery (minimum 2 hours)
Who can access this service?
Our DBS Surgeries are available to organisations that have an active membership with us and use us as their DBS provider, however, our Safeguarding Surgeries and Safer Recruitment Audits are for any organisation where we can advise on all other aspects of safeguarding.
How much does it cost?
A standard DBS or safeguarding surgery session costs £85 plus VAT per hour. A safer recruitment surgery/audit requires a minimum of two hours and costs £170 plus VAT. Payment can be made over the phone by card prior to booking.
How do I book an advice surgery?
To book a DBS Surgery, Safeguarding Surgery or Safer Recruitment Audit with one of our expert team, or to get more information before deciding if this is right for your organisation, simply complete our online enquiry form submitting some basic details about your organisation and the types of areas you'd like to focus on. Our team will be in touch to answer any questions you may have with no obligation to book a session. If you wish to proceed we can book your session over the phone. A safer recruitment surgery/audit will require you to complete a self-assessment for your organisation prior to the surgery. The self-assessment will form the basis of the surgery and any recommendations.
If you're interested in our advice surgeries or any of the services we offer you can contact us using our online form or to speak to someone call our friendly team on 0303 003 1111 option 2.