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  • TRACY
    Re: Voluntary Work in Schools
    I am being assessed for fostering at the present time but need to gain experience working with older children. I have been DRB…
    27 June 2017
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: DBS Checks
    Poppy - Your Question:Hi I have gone for a job in care which I already do with too other jobs had a dbs check done in December and came back clear.had
    26 June 2017
  • Stusbabe
    Re: DBS Checks
    I have applied for a job as a teaching assistant. They are waiting for my dbs to come back. I have never had any convictions or any thing so it should be…
    26 June 2017
  • Poppy
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi I have gone for a job in care which I already do with too other jobs had a dbs check done in December and came back clear.had a call from new job and…
    25 June 2017
  • Teacher
    Re: Start a Creche from Home?
    I'm a qualified nursery teacher with level 4 and 5. I wanna start my own ECD centre but need funding where can I go to apply.
    21 June 2017
  • EmmaI
    Re: DBS Checks
    @Nevjohn - if it's on your record and the police think it is relevant to the position, then it will come up.
    20 June 2017
  • Nevjohn
    Re: DBS Checks
    I have a conviction for abh when i was 18 some 35 years years ago and recently investigated for histrical sex abuse which was proved wrong and no further…
    19 June 2017
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Child Psychologist
    claire - Your Question:Hi, my husband walked out on my and my sons 18 months ago with absolutely no warning and moved straight in with his…
    15 June 2017
  • Bri
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hi, I was convicted of benefit fraud in 2004, and received one year suspended prison sentence. I want to work in a retirement home and will need an…
    12 June 2017
  • Ant
    Re: DBS Checks
    Hello, I'm about to start working with children through teaching guitar privately. I was just wondering is the standard disclosure fine or should I apply…
    12 June 2017
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