Why do you need DBS (formerly CRB) criminal record checks and what are the benefits?
Criminal record checks are vital for business. Not only can they help mitigate risks that can cause financial or reputational damage, they are also essential in safeguarding employees and customers, as well as ensuring you employ the right people faster without wasting precious time and money.
By conducting appropriate criminal record checks you will be able to screen individuals and identify candidates inappropriate for the role, or who could cause potential issues in the future.
PERSONAL CRIMINAL DISCLOSURE
Personal criminal record checks are available to anyone who lives or has lived in the UK
BASIC CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
Basic criminal disclosures are not job specific and are available to anyone, for any purpose
STANDARD CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
A Standard Disclosure details all criminal history; cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions
ENHANCED CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
Additional checks against the DBS Children and Adult barred list
What job roles require a DBS check?
Job roles requiring a Basic Criminal Disclosure There are different levels of DBS checks and certain job roles require higher levels of checks than others. For example, jobs such as doctors and teachers require an enhanced DBS check. These types of checks can’t be applied for directly by the individual and they have strict eligibility […]