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Latest Comments
  • alanajane
    Re: Working at a Children's Home
    I'm in year 11, I either want to be a primary school teacher or work in a childrens home. Does anyone know what qualifications I…
    24 November 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: CRB Checks
    @Happy46- An enhance DBS check will show details of all cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions held on an individual’s criminal record, and…
    24 November 2014
  • Happy46
    Re: CRB Checks
    I was in an abusive relationship some years ago and the police had to be called. My children were present, but not harmed in anyway by their dad, as I was…
    21 November 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Working in a Youth Club
    @THE HEDGE - Yes, it is not up to you to supply the CRB (now DBS) check, it is up to your new employer (whether voluntary work or not) to…
    20 November 2014
  • THE HEDGE
    Re: Working in a Youth Club
    Hi would like some advice . i work in a community college as caretaker and i have a C R B do i need a another one to help with a local…
    19 November 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: How Do I Start my Career as a Family Support Worker?
    @strength - it's nice to see you are so focussed on wanting to give back to the community. Along…
    14 November 2014
  • strength
    Re: How Do I Start my Career as a Family Support Worker?
    Hi I'm 31 years old, I have 2 disabled children and 2 other children. My 4 children mean the world…
    14 November 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Child Psychologist
    @Julie316 - While I can't make any comments on your situation directly, I can understand the frustration you may be feeling and can offer a few…
    11 November 2014
  • julie316
    Re: Child Psychologist
    Just need general advice, I've been in and out of court for 4 half years my ex wanted contact with his daughter, I have dealt with this on my…
    9 November 2014
  • Kat
    Re: CRB Checks
    @Flo - I imagine it depends upon the employer and how reasonable they are and how long ago the offence was.
    7 November 2014
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