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Safeguarding and Volunteers – Do Volunteers Need a DBS Check?

man with laptop A common misconception about DBS checks is that they essentially restricted to paid employees, and not volunteers. Just because a role you’re applying for is unpaid that means there’s no need to apply for a DBS as a volunteer, right?
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Enhanced Disclosure: What, Which, Why and How?

DBS check schools If you’re wondering, ‘What is an enhanced DBS check, and why do I need one?’ then it’s important you familiarise yourself with the Enhanced DBS process. You’re probably familiar with what a DBS Check is, but there is specific criteria
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Common DBS Check Questions

What does DBS Stand for? DBS stands for Disclosure and Barring Service. This is a relatively new organisation which was formed as a result of a merger between the CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) and ISA (Independent Safeguarding Authority). A CRB
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