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The PVG Consultation is now closed. Thank you to everyone who provided a response to the proposed changes.
Processing your PVG applications is one of our main priorities. We want to do this quickly and efficiently. We recently have been experiencing an increase in underpaid postage and missing cheques which is delaying the process for you.
You may be aware that on 17th February 2018 there were some changes made to the law in relation to the disclosure of spent convictions.
We recently sent our quarterly newsletter where we share information and keep VSDS customers up-to-date with what’s going on in the service. Here's a little of what we shared
From 1st December 2017, we will no longer accept cheques that cover multiple application forms for paid positions i.e. £18 or £59.
In the light of recent press coverage regarding historical abuse allegations, Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services (VSDS) wish to remind you of the support and guidance available for the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) process, your recruitment of volunteers and paid staff and in relation to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.
Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services is funded by Disclosure Scotland to support the voluntary sector with processing disclosure checks. In the light of recent press coverage regarding historical abuse allegations, we wish to remind you of the support and guidance available.
We shared some 'updates and reminders' in with our Disclosure Services customers recently.Read through the Newsletter here.
The Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme has now been in operation for over 5 years. Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services are working with Disclosure Scotland...