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- Do you deal with criminal records in your work? You might be helping people with convictions who are applying for jobs, or 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 Wednesday 12 January 2022 for our webinar on...
Unlock and Nottinghamshire Youth Justice Service collaborate on resource for young people with convictionsWe are pleased to publish a new resource we’ve created in collaboration with Nottinghamshire Youth Justice Service. The booklet, produced for young people and the professionals supporting them, is designed to help a young person understand when they need to disclose their convictions, and how to do so. Download the booklet Christopher Stacey,...
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Attend one of our criminal record disclosure training sessions
We deliver a range of training that makes sure that front-line practitioners are able to provide accurate, effective advice and support to people with convictions on if, what, when and how to disclose their criminal records.
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Resource - 10 things about criminal records
A downloadable PDF guide for employability professionals supporting people with criminal records into work. In association with the Institute for Employability Professionals.
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How & why we support front-line practitioners
Unlock is not a government contracted service-delivery organisation. Our front-line services are charitably funded. As a result, we help front-line practitioners that are funded to provide support and advice to people with convictions.
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Case study - Benefits of training
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.
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Use our disclosure calculator
This online tool enables practitioners to support their clients by helping them to work out when their convictions become spent.
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Make use of our Information Hub
hub.unlock.org.uk is the country’s most comprehensive source of practical self-help information for people with convictions. Practitioners regularly use this resource for free to keep their own knowledge and understanding up to date, as well as printing/sending information from the site onto their clients.
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This explains how we work with other organisations. It sets out what support we can offer other organisations and how it can be accessed.