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Information about paralegal roles in the DBS

Request for information about paralegal roles in the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Information about paralegal roles in the DBS

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FOI 1443

  • what is the recruitment process of new members of staff who will fill paralegal roles within the legal services department?

  • what experience or qualifications are considered “essential” to be considered for a paralegal role?

  • what duties do you allow paralegals to carry out on behalf of the legal services department?

  • what areas of law are paralegals allowed to advise/work on within the legal services department?

  • what Induction package does a new paralegal receive when accepted as an employer of the legal services department?

  • what training do you offer to new paralegals within the legal services department?

  • what is the current pay scale for new paralegals within the legal services department?

  • do you currently CRB check paralegals within your legal services department? If so what level of check do you conduct?

Published 16 February 2017