Our popular ‘criminal record disclosure’ training workshops continue. We are now taking bookings for our ‘Advising with Conviction’ workshops which will take place on selected dates in 2018 As experts on criminal record disclosure, we provide high-quality training to front-line practitioners to ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date knowledge and skills when advising people with convictions. Book

Our popular ‘criminal record disclosure’ training workshops continue. We are now taking bookings for the next ‘Advising with Conviction’ one-day course which will take place on 4th October 2017 As experts on criminal record disclosure, we provide high-quality training to front-line practitioners to ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date knowledge and skills when advising people

People with convictions make up a sizeable proportion of the unemployed population – 33% of Job Seekers Allowance claimants have received a criminal record in the last ten years. For many, it can be their main barrier to employment; people with convictions are the least likely ‘disadvantaged group’ to be employed, with nearly three-quarters (73%)

               ‘Advising with Conviction’ is a full-day workshop designed to provide front-line practitioners and advisors with a well-rounded knowledge of how to support individuals with their criminal records and disclosing them to others. This workshop is endorsed by the Probation Institute and endorsed by the Institute of Employability Professionals. Due to popular

Working with other organisations is important to us. It often means we can achieve more than by working alone or we can help other organisations to achieve more themselves. For example, we: Regularly join forces with other advocacy charities to push for changes to policy and practice Deliver training to a range of service-providing organisations.

We’re delighted to announce that Unlock’s criminal record disclosure training has been endorsed by the Probation Institute. It also means that we’re now a Probation Institute Endorsed Learning Provider. Commenting on the news, Christopher Stacey, Co-director of Unlock, said: “Those working in the probation sector are one of the key audiences for our criminal record

We recently worked with Ixion to deliver our two-day ‘Supporting with Conviction’ training course to their case managers. Ixion deliver the NOMS CFO Round 3 programme in the South East and West Midlands. This is a national programme which helps people in prison and those on probation to improve social inclusion. We were delighted that

At Unlock, we like to think of ourselves as making good use of social media as an effective way of communicating with a range of groups of people. Yet, if we’re being honest, although we try and make regular use of Twitter and Facebook, we’ve probably neglected the role of LinkedIn, and how it might

David is a project manager of a charity based in London. He booked himself on one of our one-day criminal record disclosure courses as he provides advice to people with criminal records. Afterwards, he sent us this feedback:   “I had to write in and let you know how I appreciate the criminal record disclosure training

  We’re excited to announce the details of a new a two-day training course, ‘Supporting with Conviction’, designed specifically for probation providers, staff in Community Rehabilitation Companies, and specialists helping people with convictions to get into employment. At a time when probation provision is going through significant change, both in terms of structure and people,

Michael works in Employment & Skills for a voluntary sector organisation. He got in touch with us after he’d attended one of our training sessions for practitioners on criminal record disclosure. “I found the training this week really useful. It was pitched perfectly for me (on a selfish note) and therefore I understood everything we

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If you’re a front-line practitioner, or you work for an organisation that delivers services and support to people that include those with criminal convictions, download a leaflet which explains how we can help you. 

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