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Teaching Assistant Training

Also sometimes known as a TA or Classroom Assistant, the job of a teaching assistant is to help the teacher in the classroom. They undertake a wide variety of roles such as listening to children read, preparing resources and supporting children who require additional help with their work.
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Career as a Carer

There are over 1.6 million people working in the care sector in the UK, either in nursing or residential homes, or going into clients’ own homes and providing care for elderly people or those living with a disability.
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Jobs in the Court System

There’s nothing quite like a courtroom drama for tension and intrigue, and although you might be clear about the roles of the judges and the lawyers, what are all of the other people in court doing?
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Driving Offences and DBS

When you’re browsing job adverts in the UK, you’ll see that it’s common practice for employers in certain sectors to ask for DBS checking.
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Under 18s and DBS Checks

There are thousands of young people in the UK working in occupations or volunteering in roles which would often require a DBS check.
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Acting on Information Flagged on a DBS Check

It’s common practice for employers in businesses or organisations dealing with children or vulnerable adults to require that their workers undergo DBS checking. In most cases, checks will come back clear, saying that the prospective employee has a clean criminal record and has never had any brushes with the law.
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Challenging Incorrect Information on a DBS Form

Although professionals working in the court service or Police try their best to avoid making any mistakes, human error is inevitable. Someone puts the wrong code in a computer, mixes up two names, or gets a date of birth wrong.
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DBS Checks for People Coming from Overseas

Most people who have grown up in the UK know that we have a system for checking people who are applying for jobs working with children or vulnerable adults. The situation is more complex when people have only recently come to the UK to live and work, as checks must be done in their home country.
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