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How Long is a DBS Check Valid for?

time expiring for dbs check One of the biggest areas of confusion around a DBS check is how long they last. Many people express concerns about their DBS check expiring, and here at Online DBS Checks, we are very familiar with this concern. To clear
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DBS Check Process and Prices for Dentists

dbs checks for dentists   A DBS check is a requirement in many industries, so they can safeguard vulnerable adults and children, and make safer recruitment decisions. The NHS and private healthcare industries are no exception to this rule, much like education settings for
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Do Driving Offences Show on DBS Check Applications?

Police car stopping individual When applying for jobs in the UK, it wouldn’t be unusual for an employer to request that an applicant complete a DBS check as part of the application process. There are certain jobs which specifically require a DBS application, which
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Common Misconceptions Regarding DBS Check Applications

Conflicting and confusing information about dbs checks What Do I Need for a DBS Check? Many people are somewhat aware of what a DBS check is, but that doesn’t change the fact that there is a plethora of conflicting and confusing information online. Unfortunately, this means that
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Enhanced DBS Check: What is a Barred List Check?

teaching dbs barred list What are the DBS Barred Lists? The UK’s system for conducting criminal record checks on people, whose work involves the care and supervision of children or vulnerable adults, isn’t always easy to understand. Many people still refer to the now
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DBS Checks for School Contractors and Maintenance Staff

maintenance worker mowing school grounds lawn Do All School Workers Need a DBS Check? Generally speaking, much like how all NHS workers are required to have valid DBS checks (Disclosure and Barring Service checks) carried out for working in hospitals, it’s the same for all teaching
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DBS Checks and Safeguarding in Professional Wrestling

spotlight safeguarding wrestling training ring British Wrestling Company Introduces Mandatory DBS Checks Some months ago, the #SpeakingOut movement trended on social media which saw a number of professional wrestlers being called out for abusive, manipulative, sexual and predatory behaviour. Many victims bravely came forward with
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DBS Checks for NHS Hospital Staff

DBS Checks for NHS Doctor NHS DBS Checks NHS hospitals need their employees to apply for a DBS check as an essential part of their recruitment process. To ensure safeguarding principles are met, and the children and vulnerable adults currently in a hospital are protected,
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Why are DBS Checks Important for Safeguarding?

safeguarding children adults work It’s fair to say that a DBS check is worth more than just a certificate of disclosure. Whether you apply for DBS checks online as an individual, or as an employer who needs to oversee multiple DBS checks using a
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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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