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Safeguarding Children

EFL is committed to safeguarding children and to the fair treatment of its staff, potential staff or users of its services, regardless of any characteristics as defined within the Equality Act 2010.

The full policy document will be made available to any individual whose role, or potential role, requires a DBS Criminal Records Check (CRC) as defined within the Safeguarding Children Policy Statement Recruitment and Retention of Offenders.

A disclosure is requested only after consideration has been given to the roles and responsibilities as defined in the job description and person specification. Any decision to request a disclosure will be relevant to the position concerned.

Any decision to request a disclosure will be relevant to the position concerned. For those positions where a disclosure is required, an offer of employment will be subject to clearance for work in football through the FA DBS process. 

Where a disclosure is to form part of the recruitment process, applicants will be issued with the EFL policy on Recruitment and Retention of Offenders, we encourage all applicants invited to interview to provide details of their criminal record at an early stage in the application process.

This should include;

Convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975