Scotland Works For You

10 October 2019

SWFY

Supporting Employers to Consider Conviction Information Fairly.

Disclosure Scotland, as part of the Scotland Works for You alliance group, currently deliver training to organisations which is designed to support employers to consider their approach to fair recruitment processes for people with convictions. 

The dates/times are as follows:

Coming up Past events

Stirling

10th December

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Glasgow

14th November

Edinburgh

24th October


The training consists of group discussions and exercises that are aimed at supporting delegates to:

  • challenge their values and beliefs about people who have an offending background
  • reassess their views on recruiting individuals who have an offending background
  • raise awareness of perceptions that exist about people with an offending background
  • Understand the how Disclosure Information can be used when assessing risk in recruitment

So that by the end of the event delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how stereotyping can impact behaviours
  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk assessing conviction information

Be aware of Proximity, Central Concerns and Desistance and show an understanding of how these can be used when recruiting.