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Checks for school volunteers

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updated on 6 June 2018
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The requirements for checks on volunteers differ depending on the circumstances. Use our flowchart to determine what safeguarding checks are required, and read about requirements and best practice on checks for volunteers who have lived or worked abroad and right to work checks.

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  1. 1 Flowchart to determine what safeguarding checks are required
  2. 2 Volunteers who have lived or worked abroad
  3. 3 Right to work in the UK
  4. 4 References
  5. 5 Medical checks
  6. 6 Qualifications

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