Who needs a DBS Check?

Those in certain positions will require a DBS disclosure, especially those working directly and unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults.
Other specified roles may also be eligible for a DBS check, including those working as taxi drivers or specified financial and legal professions.
If you’re unsure if you, or your employees, need a DBS check, select your sector from the drop-down list below for more information.

Do I need a DBS?

Select which industry you work in from our drop-down menu. If you would like any further assistance don’t hesitate to contact us on 0800 197 8858 – we are always happy to help.

Education

Those working in the education sector would often be eligible for an Enhanced DBS check.

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with children may include:

  • Unsupervised activity
  • Work for a specified establishment
  • Relevant personal care
  • Childminding / foster care / host families

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with vulnerable adults may include:

  • Providing healthcare or personal care
  • Social work
  • Assistance with bills, cash and shopping
  • Assistance in conduct of person’s own affairs
  • Conveying to a place of healthcare

Typical roles in this sector which would be eligible for an Enhanced DBS include a teacher, teaching assistant or guidance counsellor

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Charity

Are you working with vulnerable adults or children? You may be eligible for an Enhanced DBS if so.

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with children may include:

  • Unsupervised activity
  • Work for a specified establishment
  • Relevant personal care
  • Childminding / foster care / host families

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with vulnerable adults may include:

  • Providing healthcare or personal care
  • Social work
  • Assistance with bills, cash and shopping
  • Assistance in conduct of person’s own affairs
  • Conveying to a place of healthcare

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Construction

Are you based in schools, care homes or hospitals? If so, you may be entitled to apply for an Enhanced or Standard DBS Check.

If you are based in domestic/commercial properties, working on behalf of a council or housing association, you may only be entitled to apply for a Basic DBS Check.

For more information, please contact us now or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Finance / Legal

If you are entering the financial or legal sector it is possible you may be eligible for a Standard DBS

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Healthcare

Those working in the healthcare sector would often be eligible for an Enhanced DBS check.

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with children may include:

  • Unsupervised activity
  • Work for a specified establishment
  • Relevant personal care
  • Childminding / foster care / host families

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with vulnerable adults may include:

  • Providing healthcare or personal care
  • Social work
  • Assistance with bills, cash and shopping
  • Assistance in conduct of person’s own affairs
  • Conveying to a place of healthcare

Typical roles in this sector which would be eligible for an Enhanced DBS include a nurse, doctor or pharmacist.

If you work within a healthcare environment, but do not provide care yourself, you may be eligible for a Standard DBS.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Hospitality

For those working in the hospitality industry it is likely that they will be eligible for a Basic DBS only.

However, if they are catering in schools or have access to patient wards in a hospital they may be eligible for a Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Leisure – Sports Clubs

Does your role involve working with vulnerable adults or children?

If so, you may be entitled to an Enhanced DBS.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Local Authorities

Depending on your role, you may be entitled to apply for a Basic, Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Recruitment Agencies

Are you recruiting in the healthcare or education industries? It is more than likely your clients will require an Enhanced DBS.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Places of worship

Are you working with vulnerable adults or children? You may be eligible for an Enhanced DBS if so.

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with children may include:

  • Unsupervised activity
  • Work for a specified establishment
  • Relevant personal care
  • Childminding / foster care / host families

Enhanced DBS requirements when working with vulnerable adults may include:

  • Providing healthcare or personal care
  • Social work
  • Assistance with bills, cash and shopping
  • Assistance in conduct of person’s own affairs
  • Conveying to a place of healthcare

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Transport

If you are transporting/conveying vulnerable adults to and from healthcare or have a contract with a school, you may be entitled to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Security

For those working in the security sector, it is likely you will need to apply for a Standard DBS check.

For more information, please contact us or email info@crb-checkonline.co.uk.

Other

Complete the form with information as to why you are looking to request a DBS check and we can help point you in the right direction.

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