Welcome to the Forum. You are right with regard the filtering process - in order to be eligible for filtering, there should be no more than one conviction recorded. If there is, then none of the convictions could be filtered. Thus, if you were having an Enhanced DBS check, all four convictions would be disclosed.
I agree with AJW83, your convictions would not exclude you from going into care work, the decision will rest with the employer. Knowing that your convictions will be disclosed, I would suggest that you are upfront and honest about
them at interview. An employer will look at the type of convictions, whether they are relevant to the job, the age you were at the time, how long ago they were and whether there are any reasons that might explain why you committed the offences. We speak to many people who are successfully working in the care industry and, despite being anxious about
disclosing their convictions, have not found that they have been held back by them.
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