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
Will A Criminal Record Stop Me From Getting A Job Working With Children?
To secure a job as a social worker you will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check, this type of check is for individuals who will be working with children or vulnerable adults. By law, social workers are required to declare any criminal convictions even if they are spent due to the requirement for […]