Do you deal with criminal records in your work? You might be helping people with convictions who are applying for jobs, or you might be working in recruitment/HR and making hiring decisions or carrying out DBS checks.     If any of these apply to you, book a place and join us on
We are pleased to announce a new date for our popular Advising with Conviction workshop. Due to Covid-19, this will now be an online event. We are also continuing to take bookings for our in-house training for organisations that are looking to run training for groups of staff. Advising with Conviction – Full-day training workshop
    Do you deal with criminal records in your work? You might be helping people with convictions who are applying for jobs, or you might be working in recruitment/HR and making hiring decisions or carrying out DBS checks.       If any of these apply to you, book a place and join us
February 2019 update – We have done some work to update the original guide and have now published a version 2 of the guide. People with criminal records 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
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.