Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS)
A DBS Disclosure is the documentation which the police and government departments hold on an individual and that contains important information about any convictions or contact they may have had with the authorities.
The DBS Disclosure offers employers a means to check the background of candidates to ensure that they do not have a history that would make them unsuitable for the position that they are applying for.
They will provide relevant details of an individuals criminal record that is held on file. See a sample screening report.
What will a DBS Disclosure contain?
This depends on what is applied for a Basic, standard, or enhanced check.
Criminal convictions: Details of any convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings (UK convictions only), both current and spent.
Protection of Children Act: Details of whether the individual is on the Protection of Children Act and is banned from working with minors.
DBS Children's Barred List: Details of whether the individual is on the DBS List, and therefore subject to a ban from working as a teacher etc.
Supplementary Information: Additional Information from local police on the individual and from the Department of Education
Basic Criminal Record Checks (CRB)
Basic Disclosures are available for all types employment and voluntary positions not covered by the Standard or Enhanced Disclosures. This level of Disclosure contains details of convictions considered ‘unspent’ and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and held on the Police National Computer. The Basic Disclosure is applied for by and issued only to the candidate concerned. It is the candidate’s choice whether they show the Disclosure to the employer. It is not specific to any job and can be used more than once.
Anyone individual can have a Basic Disclosure. call now to apply for your CRB Form or Call 0845 257 8883 to order your online link.
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A Basic CRB takes approx 10 -14 working days for receipt of certificate.
Anyone can apply for a Criminal Record Check on an individual. However, a company doing a check on behalf of their employees will need have their employees permission first.
Standard Disclosure and Barring Checks (Standard CRB)
Standard DBS checks are no longer available for people coming in to contact with children or Vulnerable adults. Standard Disclosures contain the following;
Details of all convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings held on the Police National Computer; Call 0845 257 8883 to order your online application.
Standard DBS checks take approx 5 -7 working days for receipt of certificate. To apply for your online application or Call 0845 257 8883
Call 0845 257 8883 to order your online application.
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Checks (Enhanced DBS Check)
Enhanced Disclosures are for posts involving a far greater degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults. In general, the type of work will involve regularly caring for, supervising, training or being in sole charge of such people. Examples include a Teacher, Scout or Guide leader etc.
Enhanced Disclosures are also issued for certain statutory purposes such as gaming and lottery licences.
Enhanced Disclosures contain the same information as Standard Disclosures but with the addition of local police force information considered relevant by Chief Police Officers.
- DBS Childrens barred List
- DBS Adults List
and Information held by the Department of Education and Skills under Section 142 of the Education Act 2002 of those considered unsuitable or banned from working with children.
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Enhanced DBS Checks take approx 5 - 7 days for receipt of certificate.
Disclosure and Barring Checks (DBS)
Our DBS checks are the most competative prices within the UK. All applications are now online. This speeds up the process massivley. Basic CRB 10-14 days to complete (Basic applications are e-mailed direct to you), Standard, 5-7 days, and Enhanced 5-7 days (Standard and Enhanced applications are e-mailed out to you direct).
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