Will A Criminal Record Stop Me From Getting A Job Working With Children?
To secure a job as a social worker you will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check, this type of check is for individuals who will be working with children or vulnerable adults. By law, social workers are required to declare any criminal convictions even if they are spent due to the requirement for […]
What job roles require a DBS check?
Job roles requiring a Basic Criminal Disclosure There are different levels of DBS checks and certain job roles require higher levels of checks than others. For example, jobs such as doctors and teachers require an enhanced DBS check. These types of checks can’t be applied for directly by the individual and they have strict eligibility […]
Will a criminal conviction stop me getting a job?
A regular question that often appears on application forms; ‘do you have any past criminal convictions?’ More than 11 million people in the UK currently have a criminal record according to government figures obtained by Nacro. Yet a survey found that 50% of employers would not consider employing an ex-offender regardless of the offence or […]
New Year and New Regulations
Happy New Year from CBS! At the start of a new year we look forward to what 2018 may bring, this year we will see several changes that will affect your organisaton: Changes to Basic Disclosures From January 2018 there are significant changes to Basic Disclosures. The way in which basic level disclosures are processed […]
Changes to be made to Basic Disclosures from 1st January 2018
As you will be aware, from January 2018 both the DBS and Disclosure Scotland will be processing basic level disclosures. This will mean if you require a basic disclosure for a job role based in England or Wales you should apply to Disclosure and Barring Service. If you require a basic disclosure for a job […]
Negative Media Screening
Recent stories of Gay Times editor Josh Rivers being suspended after historic offensive Tweets were found on his Twitter account. YouTube star Jack Maynard was recently removed from the I’m Celebrity show early due to a series of status’ on his social media accounts dating back to 2011. It begs the question as to how […]