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  • Poppy
    Re: DBS Checks
    I recently got charged with assault and suspended from work in childcare i want to look for another job now as this has gone on for to long but just…
    25 August 2016
  • Tcliverpool
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi I have had my crb recently back and I have two cautions on there but the checks around see if I'm ok with kids and adults are fine thing is my partner…
    21 August 2016
  • Ema
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi ...who do you report to if you know of a kids play /party area and to my knowledge most of the staff have no dbs checks?
    10 August 2016
  • Chriscb
    Re: DBS Checks
    I handed in my resignation last month to my workplace which is a local authority after I endured some brutal and volatile behaviour from a young person…
    4 August 2016
  • Dan
    Re: DBS Checks
    2 years ago I was arrested and charged with common assault (I literally grabbed a phone off an ex) would this affect a career in teaching which I am…
    29 July 2016
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: DBS Checks
    Emmilou15u - Your Question:Hi just wondered if someone could help me. I'm currently on maternity leave and have been thinking of a career change to chi
    29 July 2016
  • emma
    Re: Being a Neighbourhood Youth Worker
    Hi, i am looking at going into youth work as i have just finished university. I am looking for some advice of where and…
    28 July 2016
  • Emmilou15u
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi just wondered if someone could help me. I'm currently on maternity leave and have been thinking of a career change to childminder for some time now.…
    28 July 2016
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Working With Kids With English as Their Second Language
    Janu - Your Question:Hello am really interests to work children home and I have experienced on…
    27 July 2016
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    Re: Working at a Children's Home
    RA - Your Question:Hi, I'm a Primary School teacher and I really want to go into a residential home one evening a week and help…
    26 July 2016
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