Criminal Records Policy and Procedures
The University has a duty of care to safeguard Vulnerable Groups, principally those who are under 18 years of age and ‘adults at risk’.
The Criminal Records Policy and Procedures outlines the following:
- The Policy on the use of criminal record checks and the use of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
- The Policy on dealing with students and prospective students with criminal records and those barred from working with Vulnerable Groups
Suitability/Fitness to Practise Procedure
The University, in conjunction with its external partners, has a responsibility to ensure that students are suitable for professional programmes and that they are studying in line with ethical frameworks and regulatory guidance. To ensure that the public is protected and appropriate support is provided for students, the University has a duty to monitor students' health and conduct, and has in place a Suitability/Fitness to Practise Procedure that consider whether these may impact upon patient care.
- Flow Chart
- Referral Form
- Fitness to Study Procedure
- Fitness to Practice Policy
- Policy for Safe Recruitment Selection Practices
- WP1a - Appendix 12 Statement on the Recruitment of ex-offenders
- WP1a - Appendix 13 Criminal Record & Barring Checks Decision Tree
- Domiciliary care workers
- Guidance: Human Tissue Act Licence