View Full Version : Returning to childminding HELP With DBS

16-09-2014, 03:56 PM
Hello Hello Hello

Please can you help me...

I am trying to return to childminding now my children are at school...where on earth do I begin!

I have been out the game for 3 years but feel like its been a life time.

Please can someone tell me in plan English where to start....

Thank you

16-09-2014, 06:43 PM
So, are you still registered with Ofsted (did you keep up with Ofsted reg fees etc?).
If not, I think you need to start from scratch.
I'd phone Ofsted to confirm.
Then call your LA to see what their process is for 'Intro To Childminding' courses etc and any grants they might have.
And read here:

Ofsted | Register as a childminder (http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/early-years-and-childcare/become-childminder-agency-childcare-provider-or-childminder/register-childminder)