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Latest Comments
  • RosN
    Re: DBS Checks
    @Jaz - Yes, the school can refuse to allow you to hire the hall if shws up on the check. The school needs to be seen to be squeaky clean.
    26 April 2018
  • Chloe123
    Re: What Kind of Qualifications are Needed?
    Could you tell me if I need any further qualifications if I have already done my level 3 Health and Social Care for…
    25 April 2018
  • Jaz
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi there, 5.5 years ago I was arrested and cautioned for possession of a class A drug. I am now hiring a school sports hall where I will be taking indoor…
    24 April 2018
  • Nimo
    Re: Becoming a Special Needs Volunteer
    Love to spend time with special kids.i have no experience but still I want to do something challenging for our kids x want…
    19 April 2018
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    none - Your Question:Hi, I am Srividhya. I would like to do some Voluntary work in schools in order to gain experience. I am…
    17 April 2018
  • none
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Hi, I am Srividhya. I would like to do some Voluntary work in schools in order to gain experience. I am Nottingham based and doing…
    16 April 2018
  • Jade
    Re: DBS Checks
    Good afternoon I am currently working for a company that is in partnership with school. I have received my DBS back today and it shows a warning from…
    16 April 2018
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Fatima - Your Question:Hi I would like to start volunteering in a primary school to get some experience
    12 April 2018
  • Fatima
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Hi I would like to start volunteering in a primary school to get some experience
    11 April 2018
  • LisC
    Re: How Do I Start my Career as a Family Support Worker?
    @gail - If you can, do some voluntary work in that particular area. You've got a better of getting…
    10 April 2018
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