Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

During the year ending 30 June 2018, more than 11,000 children in New Zealand were abused across 14,000 individual substantiated incidences. Children’s Commission Judge Andrew Beacroft said the alarming figures – released by New Zealand’s Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children – are a sad insight. “It presents a national and enduring shame that we should…

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

The second deadline for the Children’s Act legislation is fast approaching. If you’re a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, to be compliant you need to ensure your non-core children’s workers are safety checked by the July 2019 deadline. Key things you need to know All non-core children’s workers in state funded organisations,…

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

If you’re a core children’s worker in a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, find out how to make sure you’re compliant with the new Vulnerable Children Act legislation July 2018 deadline.

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

Brooke Irvine, Senior Manager Club Services at Gymnastics Australia, explains how they minimise the risks associated with new hires.

Getting a teaching job abroad

Getting a teaching job abroad

Many professionals want to gain work experience abroad, and teachers are no exception. Find out how your Australian teaching degree could land you a teaching job overseas.

CVCheck New Zealand Honoured With Gazetting

CVCheck New Zealand Honoured With Gazetting

We’re pleased to announce that CVCheck has been gazetted by the New Zealand Director-General of Health, Chai Chuah.  In 2016 CVCheck was selected as the exclusive provider of Children’s Worker Safety Checks for specific groups of children’s workers from the New Zealand Ministry of Health, New Zealand Ministry of Education and New Zealand Ministry of…

Working with Children in New Zealand: What you need to know

Working with Children in New Zealand: What you need to know

As Nelson Mandala once said, “there can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”. New Zealand’s new government safety checking regulations certainly highlight the importance of protecting children in the community. From July 2015 all paid employees and contractors who work with children for state-funded…

Minimising risk when working with children

Minimising risk when working with children

Just because your employee has a Working With Children Check does not mean you, or your employee, are covered. Here’s why.

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