Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 Excluded and Exempted Posts:

Please note this is not an exhaustive list, it includes posts considered relevant to Falkirk Council. If you have any queries please refer to Human Resources for a full list of all excluded posts

  • Advocate, solicitor.
  • Accountant.
  • Registered teacher.
  • Actuary.
  • Registered European lawyer, registered foreign lawyer.
  • Social worker.
  • Social service worker.
  • Any office, employment or work which is concerned with the administration of, or is otherwise normally carried out wholly or partly within the precincts of a prison, remand centre, young offenders institution, detention centre or removal centre, and members of visiting committees for prisons appointed under rules made under section 39 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989(4) and members of visiting committees for remand centres and young offenders institutions appointed under section 19(3)(5) of that Act.
  • Any employment or work which is concerned with the provision of a care service.
  • Any regulated work with children.
  • Any employment which is concerned with the monitoring, for the purposes of child protection, of communications by means of the internet.
  • The Principal Reporter or officers appointed under section 128(5) of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(10) to assist that officer.
  • Members of a panel established by virtue of section 101(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995(11) (panels for curators ad litem, reporting officers and safeguarders).
  • Any regulated work with adults.
  • Taxi driver or private hire driver.
  • Any occupation in respect of which a licence or registration is required by or under Part V (driving instruction) of the Road Traffic Act 1988(18).