working with children
Maltreatment in childhood often leads to adverse outcomes in adulthood. Here, we look at what those long-term effects are and the ways in which employers of people working with children can reduce the risks of harm to young people.
During the year ending 30 June 2018, more than 11,000 children in New Zealand were abused across 14,000 individual substantiated incidences.
All non-core children’s workers in state-funded organisations, that provide regulated health services must be safety checked by 1 July 2019. As the employing organisation it’s your responsibility to ensure all your non-core children’s workers are safety checked.
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.