As specialists in the Care sector, we’ll become your partner – helping you with general day to day queries or advice on specific issues. We’ll provide you with everything you need to fulfil your legal obligations, enabling you to spend more time and effort looking after those in your care.
From issues with COSHH, risk assessments and staff training, through to contracts of employment, employee handbooks and disciplinary procedures, our services are ideal for the care sector. We’ll even offer you access to CQC Pro – our market leading online tool designed specifically to assist you with the new CQC regulation and inspection regime.
For further peace of mind that your business is in safe hands, all our clients are protected by our unique guarantee:
“Should you face an Employment Tribunal, Health & Safety prosecution or other action from an enforcing agency after adopting the systems and advice of Citation, we will pay the defence costs and employment tribunal awards up to £1.5 million per annum. There is no small print and no hidden indemnity restrictions or exclusions.”
With over 20 years’ experience in the care sector, our services have been endorsed at the highest level:
“The care sector is under greater pressure and scrutiny than at any time in the recent past, and it is important that care providers have all the appropriate systems in place to improve their efficiency and validate their quality. The systems that have been developed by Citation really help care providers to be proactive and improve both their quality and their efficiency. These systems have been built out of close engagement with the sector and they truly are fit for purpose and easy-to-use.”
– Professor Martin Green OBE, CEO of Care England
This is the training area of the site. All information on available courses will be here and all booking may be done through here using the booking form. You will find details of the training available and the venue, cost and content of each course.
If you wish to book a course complete the on-line booking form. Details of what is included in the courses can be found here.
Keep watching this area of our site all training will be placed on here and more training courses will be available from time to time.
Please note that any grant moneys can be used on these training courses as they are no longer subsidised by the Essex social care grant.
To complete the form please follow the steps set out in this link;
Part of the form requires the applicant to disclose details of previous names and the dates between which those names were used. If the form does not give enough room please use the continuation sheet obtained by clicking on the link (See list of forms below):
Another part of the form requires the applicant to complete a consecutive 5 year address history. If there is insufficient room on the form, please use the DBS continuation form obtained by clicking on the link (See list of forms below):
You must comply with the current ID documentation checks and verify that you have done so by placing a cross in the appropriate verification box to the right of Question 21 on page 2 and to the right of question 37 on page 3 under the sub-heading ‘registered body use only’ You must see original documentation only and it is advisable that you keep copies of all documents seen. For current ID requirements from the DBS please follow the link;
ID Checking guidelines
You must also have in place Policies as to the recruitment of Ex Offenders a sample of which can be found at
Together with an up to date policy as to the handling of DBS certificate information a sample of which can be found here;
Part of the form requires the applicant to disclose details of previous names and the dates between which those names were used. If the form does not give enough room please use the continuation sheet. See list of forms below:
Another part of the form requires the applicant to complete a consecutive 5 year address history. If there is insufficient room on the form, please use the DBS continuation form as above.
You will need to complete and forward with the application form a document that you have complied with the ID guidelines and listing the documents you have seen in support (see below)
Please note that the DBS require that you state the type of workforce the applicant will be working with. You do this by writing on the back page in line one of question 61 (Position applied for) whether the applicant will be working with adult workforce or child workforce or (if both) adult and child workforce or ‘other’. In line two of question 61 you must state the position applied for e.g. Care Assistant.
If you need a DBS ADULT FIRST in addition to the main disclosure please complete the DBS adult first request form (See list of forms below). Phil will make the application at the appropriate time and e-mail you the result as soon as it is known.
If your application is for a volunteer please also complete the form below entitled ‘Volunteer Applications’ and send with your application.
Please note that SECHA cannot accept cheques from applicants personal accounts, only cheques drawn on the homes own account.
The DBS Disclosure will be sent only to the applicant direct by the DBS and you must ask the applicant to show you the original when they receive it.
|DBS Adult 1st Fee||£6|
|DBS Adult 1st Fee||£6|
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