If a person’s disclosure has a conviction, it can be helpful to talk to them about this. This allows you to ask questions about concerns you have. It gives the person a chance to explain the circumstances of a conviction.
There's sample guidance you can use to give people information about what convictions they need to declare:
Disclosure Scotland runs free training sessions for employers. The training is called ‘Helping Employers Recruit Fairly’ and covers how to:
- consider disclosure information
- create procedures for considering people with convictions
- give people with convictions opportunities
There’s also training for organisations who support people with convictions. It can be tailored to suit your organisation. To find out more:
You can also email ScotlandWorksforYou@gov.scot for help.
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