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    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    @Ana, I am native Spanish speaking mum looking to volunteer in schools near me, I am based in SE london. How can I apply for your…
    9 December 2017
  • MacB
    Re: DBS Checks
    @Steve - As a rule, your santa does not meet the 'frequency and intensity test' To be eligible, your santa would have to be doing the same activity at…
    8 December 2017
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    Re: DBS Checks
    I have just taken over a job managing a large shopping centre. The Current Operations manager grows a beard and dresses up as santa each year. No grotto.…
    7 December 2017
  • Miz
    Re: DBS Checks
    I work in a nursery but i live wuth my bug brother who has a convictuon does this mean i will lose my job
    4 December 2017
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    Re: The 'Every Child Matters' Policy Explained
    Sez - Your Question:Can someone please tell me if Every Child Matters Policy still exists please. I'm having…
    1 December 2017
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    Re: DBS Checks
    sorry - Your Question:I was changed with having a dangerous dog in public pace which I was looking after now I want to be teaching assistant and they w
    30 November 2017
  • loulou
    Re: Children Act 2004
    thank you, this helped me so much x
    30 November 2017
  • Sez
    Re: The 'Every Child Matters' Policy Explained
    Can someone please tell me if Every Child Matters Policy still exists please . I'm having ongoing issues with my…
    30 November 2017
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    Re: DBS Checks
    i was changed with having a dangerous dog in public pace which i was looking after now i want to be teaching assistant and they want to do checks will…
    28 November 2017
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    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    Hi, I am qualified teaching assistant, looking for volunteers job in schools, please can anyone help me to find volunteer TA job to…
    24 November 2017
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