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Latest Comments
  • Jack
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi , I work in school dinners , I have been told I don't need a disclosure because I start after 9.00 am, is this true?
    18 August 2017
  • Kate
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Hi my name is katie I have volunteered in a school before in the past I worked in a nusery I would like to gain more experience…
    18 August 2017
  • n/a
    Re: Classroom Assistant
    Hi everyone . I would like to assisting in the classroom but I don't have any qualification . I have been working as nany for so many years .…
    17 August 2017
  • meme
    Re: Earning Respect From Children
    how do you feel !?taking children from there mum! is it right and than putting them up for fostering them out on a radio show…
    12 August 2017
  • sarah123
    Re: DBS Checks
    If my boyfriend has a criminal record will this effect my chanves of getting an admin role in a school? I have A DBS with no previous convictions at all…
    10 August 2017
  • Kimbo
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi my daughter has gone into temp foster care section 20 hasn't gone to court was voluntary agreement will this show on enhanced dbs
    9 August 2017
  • Steve
    Re: Child Protection and Working With Children
    My girlfriend teaches ballet and she has asked me to take photos of her classes for the parents of the girls…
    6 August 2017
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Hi I am looking for any type of work experience with children whether its in a school or summer school which will help me gain a bit…
    4 August 2017
  • Maj
    Re: DBS Checks
    Good Afternoon, My daughter has applied for a job at a Montessori School, Her children were taken off her 3 years ago and my sister has a SGO and…
    2 August 2017
  • t0n126
    Re: DBS Checks
    I've just got a job as an adult support worker, I lost my 2 eldest children due to my mental health when they were tiny, but I have my youngest living…
    1 August 2017
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