DBS UPDATE SERVICE
ENHANCING SAFEGUARDING LIKE NEVER BEFORE
This DBS Update Service is a crucial service for employers and individuals as it help keeps criminal records constantly up to date, meaning that all changes to criminal records are logged instantly, leaving employers less vulnerable to any changes in criminal history and saving candidates the stress (and time) of applying for new DBS checks.
The system works by performing regular checks on a person’s criminal history without the need to undertake further criminal checks. We can check an individual’s criminal disclosure certificate every week, month or quarter to ensure there has been no change to their criminal record and provide real time notifications and alerts if an individual’s criminal record has changed. This vital service has proved invaluable to many customers and is proving to be a unique tool in proactively managing, safeguarding and protecting the reputation of our clients.
Your organisation will save on costs and administration
The applicant will be able to use their criminal disclosure for other roles or future employment
Your clients will receive a boost of confidence in you as a provider by enhancing your safeguarding procedures and protecting those in your care
WHY USE THE SERVICE?
It protects your company and enhances your safeguarding procedures
Currently a disclosure certificate is only a snap shot of a person’s criminal history, the Update Service provides you with the ability to continually check whether a person’s criminal history has changed
WHEN WILL YOU NEED TO DO ANOTHER CRIMINAL CHECK?
Potentially never as the system offers you management by exception
Criminal applications become redundant as the updating service removes the need to continually undertake criminal checks
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
CBS can provide this service from as little as £16 per year per applicant (including the DBS fee).
HOW DOES IT WORK?
You request registration when creating/submitting a DBS application, CBS undertakes the registration, pays online and invoices your organisation. Our system provides a full audit trail of registration and status checks, any changes are automatically alerted to you via emails and the system
WHAT’S THE RISK?
By not registering to the service you will not be informed of any changes to a person’s criminal history. Therefore, until a new disclosure is completed (usually completed every three years) you would not be aware of any changes to a person’s criminal record. Failing to register increases your exposure to unsuitable employees and volunteers. Within the database, the administrator has the ability to track and view the audit trails attached to all individuals registered on the Update Service.
Registration only: £16.00
Registration and quarterly checks: £18.00
Registration and monthly checks: £19.00
Registration and weekly checks: £23.00
For more information about our Updating Service, please call us on 01443 799 900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org | one of our expert team would be happy to help.
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