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Guidance notes

Guidance note 1: Overview (pdf 260.1KB)
Reasons for establishing the Residential Care Workers Register, and what to expect.
Guidance note 2: What agencies should do before the register goes live (pdf 133.3KB)
Before the register goes live, designated agencies should identify existing staff who fall under the proposed definition of a residential care worker.
Guidance note 3: Relevance to foster care agencies (pdf 129KB)
While the majority of the work required will be for those agencies that provide residential care, there is potential work for all designated agencies, even those who only provide foster care.
Guidance note 4: Staffing and recruitment agencies (pdf 139.3KB)
What the Residential Care Workers Register means for agencies who access residential care workers through a recruitment agency