Recruiting coaches and other staff from overseas

Last updated: 23 Feb 2021 Topics: Safe recruitment

This briefing paper is for anyone involved in recruiting staff from overseas and outlines their key safer recruitment responsibilities that should be put in place when recruiting staff from abroad (PDF).

It is important that recruiters address safeguarding elements, despite the challenges that may arise in these circumstances.

Author: NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit 
Published: 2021


  • the basic of safer recruitment
  • additional challenges for overseas applications
  • top tips for recruiting from overseas
Download the briefing (PDF)

Further information

See our safer recruitment pages for help and advice on general processes and procedures relating to this topic.