Many people find work is important for their mental health. And that work helps them feel good about themselves. You may have stopped working because of mental illness and now feel ready to go back. This section explains your options for finding work. This section is for people with mental illness who are looking for work and their carers.Learn more
You may need to have a criminal record check if you are applying for certain jobs. These checks used to be done by the Criminal Record Bureau (CRB). The Criminal Record Bureau is now the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This section explains what these checks involve and what information can be included on a DBS certificate. It also explains how you can find out what information is held about you and what to do if you are unhappy with the information on your certificate. This information still applies if you have an old certificate issued by the Criminal Record Bureau (CRB).