Whenever you’re asked to disclose your criminal record to either an employer or university then discussing the details with them face-to-face is likely to be the most effective way.
However, there are a number of reasons why a self-disclosure statement can be a useful way of planning what you’re going to say and also, to leave with the employer/university as a record of what you’ve disclosed.
We’ve developed some new examples of self-disclosure statements /disclosure letters that can be used as guidance when writing your own.
We’re really keen to get your feedback on our four statements. Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’d like to feature more examples – Send us yours
The examples we’ve developed are just the start. We’re really keen to show how good statements can vary in their style and approach. We think a really good way to do this is to get some real-life ones that have been used successfully.
So, if you’ve written your own statement which you went on to use and that resulted in you being offered a job, we’d love to see it.
We’re going to pull together a number of the examples we’re sent and then we’ll share them anonymously on our page on self-disclosure statements.
Send your examples, along with details of the job you applied for, to email@example.com.
For more information
- For practical self-help information – More information is available on disclosing criminal records to employers