Homestay application

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Please note: Early sign-up is essential if you would like to host juniors to ensure that DBS checks are received in time for you to host. If a DBS check is required you should apply at least 6 weeks in advance of the desired hosting period.

Apply to become a homestay provider today with St Brelade’s College

Step 1: Please complete the application form if you wish to become a host and offer a temporary home to St Brelade’s College international students. We will then contact you shortly to arrange to visit you at home.

Step 2: Following confirmation of your application, you will also need to download and complete the personal reference form (not required for existing hosts) and we will advise regarding DBS checks (if hosting juniors).

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Your details

Your partner (if applicable)

Your children (if applicable)

Names / DOB / gender / whether they are living at home

Other occupants (if applicable)

Names / DOB / gender / nationality / occupation / relationship to you
Please note: Children or other occupants aged 18 or over living in your household will also be subject to background checks.

Your home

Do you have any pets?*

Are you smokers?*
Please note: You are obliged to smoke outside when hosting students.

Are you vegetarian?*

Do you own your home?*

Type of dwelling*

Beds available (room 1)*

En suite / own bathroom*

Beds available (room 2)

En suite / own bathroom*

Study area available*

WiFi*

Hosting preferences

Age you would prefer to host?*

Gender you would prefer to host?*

Would you be prepared to provide for special diets?
Please note: an extra fee is paid for certain diets.

When you would like to host*

Terms

Do you hold a valid Enhanced DBS Disclosure (Disclosure & Barring Service) certificate and are registered on the update renewal service?*
Please note: St Brelade's College will advise and arrange DBS checks if required.

I/We agree to abide by the English UK code of practice for providers of homestay accommodation for international students.
I/We agree to abide by the homestay duties & guidelines outlined in St Brelade's College homestay handbook.
I/We agree to work exclusively with St Brelade's College.*

I (main carer) agree to abide by Children (Jersey) Law 2002 and confirm that no occupant of my house has, or has ever had a police record that would render me/us unfit to be in contact with students and have never had a child removed from our care.
I (main carer) confirm that any visiting guests to my/our home will be supervised when in my/our home and will not have unsupervised contact with students under the age of 18 years.

I/We agree to follow the code(s) of conduct outlined in the St Brelade’s College safeguarding policy.

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CHILDREN (JERSEY) LAW 2002

The following people are NOT allowed to accommodate children:

  • Anyone who has had a child removed from his/her care by order of court.
  • Anyone who has been convicted of an offence against a child.
  • Anyone who has had an order made against him or her refusing or cancelling Registration under the Day Care of Children (Jersey) Law 2002 or the Children (Jersey) Law 1969.
  • Anyone who has been disqualified from acting as a foster parent.

ENGLISH UK CODE OF PRACTICE

  • To encourage the student to speak English as much as possible in our home.
  • To encourage the student to feel at home and to treat him/her as a member of the family rather than a paying guest.
  • Not to host another student of the same native language at the same time unless by special arrangement with St Brelade’s College.
  • To provide a clean and comfortable student room.
  • To provide a home environment in which it is possible for the student to carry on his/her English studies.
  • To provide the student with a balanced and appropriate diet.
  • To show concern for the welfare, safety and security of the student during his/her stay.
  • To give the student reasonable and regular access to bathroom and laundry facilities.
  • To maintain a close liaison with St Brelade’s College and so be in a position to help resolve any problems that the student may encounter during his/her stay.
  • To respect the student’s cultural background and be sensitive to the needs of the student.