What do I need to complete before I start my placement?
The set of clearances required will depend on your course. Most students will need the items listed below, but there are some exceptions and some courses with additional requirements. These are advised to students by Registry Services at the start of the course and by other university departments, including PLAST, at intervals through your course.
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service): Information will be sent to you from Admissions regarding DBS Application
Health Check: Information will be sent to you from Admissions regarding your Health Check with SOMA Health
Immunisations: Information will be sent to you from SOMA regarding your immunisation timetable.
Mandatory Training: Organised by the University as part of your Introductory Training - Basic Life Saving/Moving & Handling / BSc Mental Health Nursing will also require Conflict Resolution training
Covid Self Risk Assessment
Code of Conduct Form
Overseas Police Check (international students and those who have lived abroad)
Professional bodies form: confirmation if you have signed up to a professional body.
(It is unlikely that you will be able to commence placement without all of these clearances being in place)