Must students aged over 16 on work placements in schools and nurseries as part of the course have their DBS checks completed before they start?
This depends on how the students are working while on placement. If the student’s placement meets the criteria for ‘regulated activity’ i.e. Read more >
Following amendments made by the Protection of Freedoms Act, any paid work that is carried out in a specified place, which gives the worker the opportunity to have contact with children and which is Read more >
Yes, under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a person with a criminal record is not required to disclose any spent convictions unless the position they are applying for, or are currently Read more >