DBS Links, References and Guidance

On this page you'll find links to all things 'DBS'. If you can't find what you're looking for, give us a call and we'll try and point you in the right direction!

 

DBS General Links:

DBS official site

DBS online tracking service

DBS Code of Practice

DBS Guides to Eligibility, Workforce and 'Supervision'

DBS Sample Policy: Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

DBS Sample Policy: Handling of DBS Certificate Information

DBS checks, Complaints

DBS Reprint Guidance

Criminal Record Checks for Overseas Applicants

DBS Links for Completing your DBS form:

DBS guide for applicants

DBS guide for complicated address history

DBS form continuation sheet

DBS Filtering:

DBS Filtering Guidance

DBS Filtering Rules

DBS List of Offences that will Never be Filtered

DBS Update Service:

The Update Service

DBS Update Service: Applicant Guide

DBS Update Service: Preview for Applicants

DBS Update Service: Employer Guide

DBS Update Service: Preview for Employers

DBS Update Service: Employer Presentation

DBS Update Service: Stakeholder Presentation

 

Links to Relevant Legislation regarding DBS checking:

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Ammendment)(England and Wales) Order 2013

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) Regulations 2002

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

 

DBS Checks: SAFE Publications

SAFEcic's DBS FAQs

SAFEcic's How to complete your DBS application form

SAFEcic Handiguide: Who can be Enhanced DBS Checked/DBS Barred List Checked? (PDF)

SAFEcic DBS Agreement Form and Policies (PDF)

 

Route One ID Guidance

Note: This guidance is only suitable for applicants who are:

  • UK Nationals
  • EEA Nationals
  • Not a national of the UK/EEA but are applying for a VOLUNTEER position (PDF)

 

Route Two ID Guidance

Note: This guidance is only suitable for applicants who are:

  • UK Nationals
  • EEA Nationals

 

Route Three ID Guidance (PDF) Note: This guidance is only suitable for applicants who are:

  • UK Nationals
  • EEA Nationals who have resided in the UK for more than 5 years

 

ID Guidance for applicants who are not a national of the UK or EEA and are applying for a PAID position (PDF)

Other useful links: 

Recruiting safely and fairly: a practical guide to employing ex-offenders

NACRO

Unlock

Disclosure Scotland

AccessNI

Garda Vetting Unit

Association of Chief Police Officers Criminal Records Office

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