CRB Checks and Gender Identity

This section provides some guidance for trans people who have been required to have a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.

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What Is A CRB Check?

If you apply for certain jobs such as teaching, care work and other positions (including voluntary work) where you may work with children or vulnerable adults, your prospective employer is required to check your police record through the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

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How Can I Prevent Unwanted Disclosures Related to My Gender Identity?

If you are required to complete a CRB Disclosure you can choose to use the CRB’s Confidential Checking Process.

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How The Process Works

When you contact the Sensitive Applications Manager you’ll be advised about the CRB’s confidential checking process in place for applicants who do not wish for the name or gender identity they were assigned with at birth to be disclosed on the completed Disclosure.

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Previous Convictions

If you have a conviction in your previous name or the gender identity you were assigned with at birth, this may show on the completed Disclosure.

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