Lothian Childcare Solutions Ltd is an organisation who assesses applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through Disclosure Scotland and PVG registration. Lothian Childcare Solutions, complies fully with the code of practice
and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly.
Lothian Childcare Solutions undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.
Lothian Childcare Solutions can only ask an individual to provide details of convictions and cautions that Lothian Childcare Solutions are legally entitled to know about. Where a disclosure certificate at either standard or enhanced level can legally be requested (where the position is one that is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 as amended, and where appropriate Police Act Regulations as amended)
Lothian Childcare Solutions is committed to the fair treatment of its staff, potential staff or users of its services, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background
Lothian Childcare Solutions actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.
At interview, or in a separate discussion, Lothian Childcare Solutions ensures that an open and measured discussion takes place on the subject of any offences or other matter that might be relevant to the position. Failure to reveal information that is directly relevant to the position sought could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment
Lothian Childcare Solutions makes every applicant aware of the existence of the SSSC code of practice
and makes a copy available.