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Safeguarding Criminal Records Check Policy


We aim to ensure that children, young people and adults-at-risk who engage with Amnesty International UK receive the protection and support they need and that we comply with our legal obligations.

The policy aims to provide clear guidance to AIUK staff, lead activists and volunteers where there may be a requirement for a safeguarding criminal record check. It outlines who processes them and how these checks are processed for a staff member, volunteer, or lead activist. it also provides guidance on who has access to the details of safeguarding criminal record checks and how AIUK responds to positive disclosures.

If you have difficulty understanding this policy because of a disability or because English isn’t your first language, please discuss the situation with your line manager or the People Team as soon as possible.

This policy is non-contractual and it may be amended at any time. We may depart from this policy where appropriate.

For more information download the document attached below.

Safeguarding Criminal Records Check Policy