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Vivacity offers a dynamic working environment and a wide range of roles across the leisure and culture industries.

So if you’re interested in a role within libraries, the arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our Head Office browse our current vacancies below or register your interest for future openings.

Join us at Vivacity and work with a great team!

Work For Us

From lifeguard positions at our swimming pools to library assistants, positions in our head office and administration departments – each position comes with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • contributory pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • free gym membership (excluding zero hours employees)
  • employee support service
  • flexi-time

Register your interest

If you don’t see a role that meets your experience, then we welcome speculative applications.

You can register your interest by emailing recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com with your CV and details of the roles you would be interested in, or complete the form on this page.

Current Vacancies

Our list of current vacancies is below.

To apply, either complete the form on this page or send your CV and letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

CURRENT VACANCIES

Catering Assistant  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£7.97 per hour  
8.5 hours per week  

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Catering Assistant to join their Sports Team at Vivacity Premier Fitness. 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org  

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre  

£7.97 per hour   
Hours available per week: 24 / 8 / 24 / 29  

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Heritage Party Host

Heritage - Flag Fen and Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery  

£30 per party
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Party Host to join their Heritage team.

The role is to lead and host children's parties at Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery and Flag Fen. To lead craft activities, games and tours in line with the party theme to ensure a memorable and exciting party! 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Assistant Swimming Coordinator

Sports - All sports centres  

£8.19 per hour
25 hours per week  

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We are looking for experienced, fully qualified ASA swimming teachers to join our team.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Chef  

Theatre - Key Theatre 

£16,781 per annum   
37 hours per week  

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.   

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Restaurant Manager who is friendly, hardworking, shares our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in a busy catering environment and have food preparation.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

 

Chef  

Theatre - Key Theatre 

£8.70 per hour    
Part-time and Flexible Contracts available  

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.   

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Restaurant Manager who is friendly, hardworking, shares our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in a busy catering environment and have food preparation.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Restaurant Assistant

Theatre - Key Theatre    

£7.97 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world-class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key, we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre-theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for Restaurant Assistants who are friendly, hardworking and who share our values and thrive in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will pride yourself on having high standards of professionalism at all times and will support your colleagues and the team ensuring that all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in working in a restaurant environment.     

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

 

Restaurant Supervisor 

Theatre - Key Theatre  

£8.19 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world-class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key, we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre-theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Restaurant Supervisor who is friendly, hardworking and who share our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will set high standards of professional service at all times within your team ensuring all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in and overseeing a catering environment and managing a small team of front of house staff.     

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment:@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Health Class Instructor  

Sports 

£18.18 per class   
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week)   

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for experienced Health Class Instructors to plan, organise and lead in the delivery of health and wellbeing programmes - including rehabilitation programmes - across the organisation. 

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 1 year delivering to special populations
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting
  • Relevant degree
  • GP Referral
  • BACPR (or willingness to take this qualification)
  • Level 3 or 4 REPS
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Up to date first aid qualification

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Assistant/ Leader/ Coach/ Instructor   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development 

£7.78/£8.19/£13.45/£15.63 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Sports Coaching and / or Dance Instruction?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team delivering a variety of amazing programmes including our Disability Sports Clubs, Holiday Activity Clubs, Primary & Secondary School Sports Provision plus many others? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality and knowledgeable sports, dance, health & fitness activities
  • Registration and administration of each participant
  • Money collection and recording
  • Be responsible for small and large groups of children, young people & adults with and without disabilities
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

 Before applying for the role of Sports Coach and / or Dance Instructor it is essential to have the following: 

  • National Governing Body Level 1 or above qualifications
  • Experience of delivering sports and / or dance in school & community settings

 It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Higher Education Degree in Sports Coaching or similar
  • Clean and full driving licence

Activities are based at various locations across the city and transport is essential for this role, mileage is available along with other benefits comprising of discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Basketball Coach - Disability   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development

£13.45 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Basketball and creating an inclusive environment?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team on an amazing opportunity to develop disability basketball within the city? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality adaptable basketball sessions.
  • Use a range of communication methods during sessions.
  • Be responsible for the group during sessions and matches.
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

Before applying for the role it is essential to have the following:

  • Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification or currently working towards this level.
  • Experience of delivering sports to children and adults with disabilities

It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Clean and full driving licence

Mileage is available along with other benefits like discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

Swimming Teacher  

Sports - All Swimming Pool Sites

£11.38 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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We are looking for experienced, fully qualified ASA swimming teachers to join our team.

Parent and child qualification would be desirable.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter ro recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre 

£15,375 per annum  
37 hours per week  

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Gym Instructor  

Sports - Hampton Leisure Centre

£7.97 per hour  
30 hours per week    

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We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and flexible individuals to join our team of Gym Instructors to assist in the efficient and safe operation and supervision at our Vivacity facilities.

Within this Gym Instructor role you will provide excellent customer service and deliver inductions/programmes as set out in the Vivacity Voyage scheme ensuring the safety and well-being of customers at all times. You will also carry out gym and equipment cleaning tasks in accordance with normal operating procedures.

We are looking for applicants who hold a minimum Level 2 fitness instructor qualification, first aid trained and who hold Reps level 2. Level 3 Exercise Referral and Level 3 Personal Trainer are desirable within this Gym Instructor role.

Please download the job description for further details. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Gym Instructor  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£7.97 per hour  
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week)   

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We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and flexible individuals to join our team of Gym Instructors to assist in the efficient and safe operation and supervision at our Vivacity facilities.

Within this Gym Instructor role you will provide excellent customer service and deliver inductions/programmes as set out in the Vivacity Voyage scheme ensuring the safety and well-being of customers at all times. You will also carry out gym and equipment cleaning tasks in accordance with normal operating procedures.

We are looking for applicants who hold a minimum Level 2 fitness instructor qualification, first aid trained and who hold Reps level 2. Level 3 Exercise Referral and Level 3 Personal Trainer are desirable within this Gym Instructor role.

Please download the job description for further details. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Assistant - Football Coach  

Sports - Werrington Leisure Centre 

£7.97 per hour   
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week)   

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a dedicated Sports Assistant - Football to join their team at Werrington Leisure Centre. 

 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Jack Hunt Pool and Gym  

£15,375 per annum  
37 hours per week  

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Jack Hunt Pool and Gym 

£7.97 per hour  
12 hours per week  

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Beauty Therapist  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£7.97 per hour  
7 hours per week  

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We are looking for client-focused, enthusiastic individuals, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, with the ability to not only deliver excellent customer service, and treatments but also show great influencing skills delivering a range of beauty treatments and preferably experience of using dermalogica products.

We would like you to come with a minimum of 2 years beauty experience, you should be confident in a variety of treatments and have good knowledge of the human body.

Qualifications required:

 NVQ/SVQ levels 1 – 3 in beauty therapy

NVQ /SVQ Level 3 in Spa Therapy

BTEC/SQA National Certificate / Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences

ITEC Diploma for beauty specialists

VTCT Certificate/ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

BTEC HNC/HND in Beauty Therapy Sciences

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.