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  • quinn
    Re: CRB Checks
    who do i report someone to if they have no crb and they are working with kids thanks.
    20 October 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Working at a Children's Home
    @Yasii - You could take some of the advice mentioned on our website. Or even look for jobs directly on sites such as Indeed that…
    17 October 2014
  • Yasii
    Re: Working at a Children's Home
    Hi, I have worked with children for the last 6 years including schools and day nurseries. I have completed a BA degree in Early…
    16 October 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: CRB Checks
    @sammy As a rule cautions, final warnings or reprimands will not be disclosed on a standard DBS/CRB check. It includes cannabis warnings (usually issued…
    16 October 2014
  • sammy
    Re: CRB Checks
    I was cautioned for possession of cannabis nearly 6 years ago and I'm thinking of applying for a job in a pre school, but they need to do an enhanced crb…
    15 October 2014
  • Bondangel
    Re: Youth Club: What are Legal Child to Adult Ratios?
    My partner I are contemplating starting our own respite home for children. So far, we have tried…
    11 October 2014
  • Linsey
    Re: Child Psychologist
    @workingwithkids Do you know about the possible routes after a foundation degree in counselling? I've just started the course this month and…
    10 October 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Child Psychologist
    @julie Have you thought of doing an Open University course? It would be one way around not having to go into university each day. It lists a…
    10 October 2014
  • WorkingWithKids
    Re: Becoming a Special Needs Volunteer
    @Reni. Given your experience it might mean you could go straight in to fill-time or part-time work as a teaching assistant…
    10 October 2014
  • julie
    Re: Child Psychologist
    hi, i am 27, a mum of two and i have worked with children since i was 16, including working with adults and children with a wide range of…
    9 October 2014
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