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This unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles.
Learning outcomes 2, 3, and 4 must be assessed in the work setting.
Understand the recruitment and selection processes in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
Explain the impact on selection and recruitment processes, in own setting, of:
• Legislative requirements
• Regulatory requirements
• Professional codes
• Agreed ways of working
Explain circumstances when it is necessary to seek specialist expertise in relation to recruitment and selection
Analyse how serious case reviews and inquiries have contributed to the establishment of policies and procedures within recruitment which safeguard vulnerable adults, children and young people.
Be able to contribute to the recruitment process in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Review job descriptions and person specifications to meet work setting objectives
Work with others to establish the criteria that will be used in the recruitment and selection process
Work with others to establish the methods that will be used in the recruitment and selection process
Involve individuals in the recruitment process
Be able to participate in the selection process in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Use agreed methods to assess candidates
Use agreed criteria to select candidates
Communicate the outcome of the selection process according to the policies and procedures of own setting
Be able to evaluate the recruitment and selection processes in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Evaluate the recruitment and selection methods and criteria used in own setting
Recommend changes for improvement to recruitment and selection processes in own setting