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Let’s Meet Michelle – Head of Morale!

What made you apply for a role at Clean Slate Solutions? I didn’t actually apply for a role with Clean Slate Solutions, I was given an opportunity by Richard who I became really good friends with after meeting him on a peer mentoring course. I initially started my employment through Routes to Work after being unemployed for 3 years due to illness. After 12 weeks my Routes to Work came to an end and to my delight I was asked

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Andy – Testimonial

Clean Slate Solutions have been with me every step of the way since I started working with them in October 2021. They were very honest with me from the off and got straight to task to ensure I had all the Right to Work Documents which they funded such as: National Insurance, Birth Certificate & my provisional driving licence. Thanks very much Lorna! After a few scheduled calls, I was offered the chance to meet a Charity in York who

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What are the benefits of hiring someone with a past conviction?

I am sure that you have heard of the fact that employment is the number one way to reduce reoffending, which we all know will impact society in an immeasurably positive way, not only saving the government money, reducing pressure on police, reducing the number of victims of crime but also the impact on children of offenders…the list goes on and on. But as an employer you are probably going to be concerned with things closer to home. How is

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Is it better to know or hire in the dark?

That is the question! We find ourselves pondering this a lot, we promote open and transparent recruitment, believing that when an employer fully understands the journey that a candidate has been on and the barriers that they have faced and dealt with then they can be more ready to support them, and look past the conviction. We have had a number of occasions where we have talked to an employer about our work, how we support our candidates, ensure they

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DBS Check

Failing a DBS Check? Not Possible! However, this is not possible – a DBS check is not an exam, it is not a pass or fail the test – it is simply an information-gathering exercise. The information is there so that the employer can learn 2 things: Firstly, was the candidate honest when asked about their conviction – although I would say employers should allow a bit of grace in this regard and ensure a conversation happens if there is

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What is a spent conviction?

Speaking to a range of people from employers, training providers and even people with a conviction it is very clear that so many people do not know what a spent conviction is, when a conviction becomes spent and what the term actually means. So, let’s start with what does the term mean? A spent conviction is when enough time has passed since the offence for the individual to be considered ‘rehabilitated’ this length of time differs depending on the sentence

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Welcome!

Welcome to Clean Slate Solutions!

We have decided to launch our blog on our website to keep our LinkedIn audience up to date on lots of things!

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Find Us At:

The Trinity Centre
Market Square
North Ormesby
Middlesbrough
TS3 6LD

 

Our Numbers

01642 989669
07749 523154

Email

admin@cleanslatesolutions.org.uk

Charity Number

1190630

"He Concludes, I’ll Forever Wipe The Slate Clean Of Their Sins"

Hebrews 10:17-27 .17

"He Concludes, I’ll Forever Wipe The Slate Clean Of Their Sins"

Hebrews 10:17-27 .17

©Clean Slate Solutions 2021

©Clean Slate Solutions 2021