DBS Checks

We act as administrative intermediaries for the DBS and provide checks for a wide range of clients and sectors.

Relevant Expertise

Working with Schools Ltd has been providing a disclosure service since the early days of the Criminal Records Bureau, now renamed the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The wealth of experience we have gained from being there right from the start enables us to provide an honest, well-respected, fast and friendly service.

Standard and enhanced level checks are available and all of our Counter-signatories are fully trained and vetted by the DBS.

  • Timely advice on recruitment decisions
  • Guidance on Regulated Activities, Barring Decisions and Risk Assessments
  • Training on application form completion and identity checking
  • Track the progress of your application
  • Detailed written and computerised records kept from all applications

Why choose Working with Schools?

  • Working with Schools Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice
  • Disclosure information is stored safely and securely in line with the Handling and Storage Policy
  • When passing on disclosure information we observe the proper security procedures and mark envelopes “Strictly Private & Confidential” to a named addressee
  • Guidance is offered on the sensitive issue of the recruitment of Ex-Offenders and the relevant policy is provided as standard practice
  • We don’t cut corners and adhere strictly to the latest evidence checking guidelines
  • We have appointed an external validation company to meet the requirements of the “Route Two” check and will undertake this on your behalf if this approach is needed
  • Working with Schools Ltd is a long-standing, well established Umbrella Body and is always up to date with the ever-changing DBS Safeguarding developments
  • We are here to help you make safer recruitment decisions and more importantly, prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children

Should you need any further information we would be pleased to discuss your requirements in more detail.
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