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Criminal Convictions Form

You must fill in this form before you will be accepted for a volunteer role.

Criminal Convictions Form 

It is mandatory that you also submit this form or else your application will not be considered.

You have applied for a post which is a Regulated Activity Position as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007 and also falls within the definition of an “exempted” position as provided by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order (NI) 1979 last amended 2014, therefore, all convictions including spent convictions must be disclosed. (With the exception of filtered / protected information)

Having a conviction will not necessarily debar your application from being considered.  This information will be verified through an appropriate Access NI Enhanced Disclosure Check and Barred List check.  If you have received a formal caution which is not filtered / protected, or are currently facing prosecution for a criminal offence, you should also bring this to our attention given the “exempted” nature of the role.  Any failure to disclose such convictions could lead to dismissal or disciplinary action by the employer.

Statement of non-discrimination

MindWise is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions.  Information about criminal conviction is requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the post. Any disclosure will be seen in the context of the job criteria, the nature of the offence and the responsibility for the care of service users and employees.

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Please provide any other information you feel may be relevant such as: • The circumstances of the offence • A comment on the sentence received • Any relevant developments in your situation since then • Whether or not you feel the conviction has relevance to the post.

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