I would think they would.
It was required after my interview. Possible needed testing and types of checks are always listed at the bottom of each job description.
I worked for Dept of Community Services and we needed a record check. We had Child Welfare (Child Protection) within the our Dept and dealt with families and children.
Unknown, was not required for my employment.
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