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  • Animalmagic
    Re: DBS Checks
    Ive had a messy divorce. My ex husband made some false allegations resulting in letters from the Multi agency safeguarding hub, with no action. My…
    20 June 2018
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: DBS Checks
    Rach - Your Question:Hi. I work with vulnerable adults. The father of my children got full custody as I did not attend court as he told me we didn't ne
    14 June 2018
  • Rach
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi.. I work with vulnerable adults. The father of my children got full custody as I did not attend court as he told me we didn't need to go and we could…
    12 June 2018
  • Missybean
    Re: How Do I Start my Career as a Family Support Worker?
    Hiya. I am a qualified level 3 health and social care. I am really keen to work with families…
    10 June 2018
  • VOLT Dance
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi, I am a new dance company/ teacher who is planning on running a local dance class for under 16's. I have been advised that I would need a supervisor or…
    5 June 2018
  • JJJ
    Re: DBS Checks
    @PJ - your caution will show up on a DBS check.
    5 June 2018
  • Sree
    Re: Working as a Learning Support Assistant
    Hi, I am looking to be trained as a learning support assistant, can somebody help me with a course i can take up…
    4 June 2018
  • Dotty Ali
    Re: Children Act 2004
    My child who is 10 and is registered disabled. He is non verbal and is at the first stages of sign language. He has global developmental delay.…
    31 May 2018
  • May
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi. I was in a relationship with my ex for 13 years. Near the end of our relationship he started drinking heavily and became violent. The last time he got…
    29 May 2018
  • Pumi
    Re: Your Rights as a Volunteer
    Hi I would like to apply for voluntary work with children in day care or Nursary as assistant as I have looked after my nieces and…
    26 May 2018
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