EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM for SIGNPOST FOR BEDFORDSHIRE - Please read the following information carefully. This is an online registration form to express your interest in volunteering with Signpost for Bedfordshire.
You must be over 18 years of age to volunteer with this service.
Residency Requirement - You must be either a British Citizen or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK with no restrictions – proof of this will be required if you reach clearance stage.
Conflict of Interest - Applications will not be considered from individuals where there is a significant possibility that this could lead to a conflict of interest in your professional life or another volunteering role. Occupations that are considered incompatible with a volunteer include:
• Magistrates, Clerks to justices & Clerks to Court
• Members of Unitary Borough Councils
• Probation Officers
• Bailiffs, Warrant Officers
• Holders of liquor licences and managers of licensed houses
• Licensees of betting /gaming premises
• Private Detectives and Inquiry agents
• Employees of security organisations
Vetting Procedures - Vetting is carried out by Bedfordshire Police. Whilst volunteering with us, individuals may be exposed to confidential and sensitive information. All volunteers are subject to the Data Protection Act and Official Secrets Act, and it is therefore important that every reasonable precaution is taken to ensure the reliability and integrity of individuals joining the volunteer scheme. For this reason you, should you decide to apply for a volunteering role your family and others who live at your address will be subject to a detailed vetting process. A vetting form will be provided for completion should you be accepted in principle as a volunteer.
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