Webinar: Asking about criminal records and carrying out criminal record checks
Webinar: Risk assessing applicants with criminal records

Asking about criminal records and carrying out DBS checks (England and Wales)

Confused by what questions to ask applicants about their criminal record?

Worried that you’re asking for the wrong level of DBS checks?

Criminal record disclosure law in the UK is complicated and it’s hard to keep up-to-date. Using real-life case studies, this interactive webinar will help you to understand when convictions become spent, what that means and what information you are entitled to take into account when recruiting for different roles within your organisation.

“I couldn’t have asked for more. This is the best training I have attended in a long time.”

Date and time

Tues 26 May 2020, 10am-12pm

Programme

Asking about criminal records and carrying out DBS checks (England and Wales)

Duration

2 hours

Target audience

Anyone involved in making or overseeing recruitment or retention decisions, or carrying out DBS checks on behalf of the organisation.

Price

£85 (10% discount to organisations booking this together with the Criminal Record Risk Assessment webinar)

The price includes a course pack with useful resources which will be emailed in advance of the webinar.

If you would like this course to be tailored to your organisation, please contact us for details of our ‘in-house’ webinars.

Overview

  • Understand what criminal record information you are entitled to ask for and how to ensure your data gathering complies with data protection laws.
  • Understand when convictions become ‘spent’ and what that means
  • Understand the different levels of DBS checks and determine eligibility depending on the role you are recruiting for.
  • Find out what is best practice when it comes to asking applicants to declare criminal records.

Speaker

Jackie Sinclair, Criminal Records Consultant

Jackie has over 15 years’ experience of working in the criminal justice sector. A former member of the Independent Advisory Panel for the Disclosure of Criminal Records (IAPDCR), Jackie provides training and consultancy to organisations on all matters relating to disclosure law and policy and the safer recruitment of people with criminal records.

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If you would prefer to be invoiced, please complete our booking form.

Spaces are limited to a maximum of 15 per session.


Risk assessing applicants with criminal records

Thinking about hiring people with criminal records?

Worried that you risk assessment processes might not be as robust as they could be?

If you are an employer currently recruiting, or preparing for the future job market, this webinar will help you to review your existing policies and procedures and confidently recruit people with past convictions.

Hundreds of thousands of people will be seeking employment in the coming months; a large proportion will have criminal records. What do you do when you find out that you preferred applicant has an offending history? Using real-life case studies, this interactive webinar will explore how to understand criminal record information and use it to carry out well-informed risk assessments to help you make justified recruitment decisions.

“Really engaging session, pitched at the right level. This course really challenged my own thought processes, to make my assessments more objective.”

Date and time

Tuesday 2 June 2020, 10am – 12pm

Programme

Risk assessing applicants with criminal records

Duration

2 hours

Target audience

Anyone involved in making or overseeing recruitment or retention decisions, or carrying out DBS checks on behalf of the organisation.

Price

£90 (10% discount to organisations booking this together with the Criminal Record Risk Assessment webinar)

The price includes a course pack with useful resources which will be emailed in advance of the webinar.

If you would like this course to be tailored to your organisation, please contact us for details of our ‘in-house’ webinars.

Overview

  • Understand how to implement safer recruitment policies and practices
  • Learn how to interpret and manage criminal record disclosure information to inform the risk assessment process.
  • Learn how to gather other necessary information to carry out effective risk assessments on applicants, or existing staff and volunteers who have criminal records or have been subject to serious allegations.
  • Use the tools provided to develop effective risk assessment policies and procedures.

Speaker

Jackie Sinclair, Criminal Records Consultant

Jackie has over 15 years’ experience of working in the criminal justice sector. A former member of the Independent Advisory Panel for the Disclosure of Criminal Records (IAPDCR), Jackie provides training and consultancy to organisations on all matters relating to disclosure law and policy and the safer recruitment of people with criminal records.

BOOK HERE NOW

 

If you would prefer to be invoiced, please complete our booking form.

Spaces are limited to a maximum of 15 per session.