DBS Umbrella Disclosure Service OPERATES FROM 9.00AM TO 2.15PM.
(CLOSED EVERY THURSDAY)
We process two levels of DBS Disclosure:
Standard Disclosures are primarily for posts that do not involve close contact with vulnerable adults and/or children.
Enhanced Disclosures are primarily for posts involving a far greater degree of contact with vulnerable adults and/or children. In general terms the type of work, will involve regularly caring for, supervising, training or being in sole charge of vulnerable groups including children.
Organisations can complete a DBS organisation registration form on line, they should arrange collection of application forms directly from our office. Please contact us for further information and to discuss organisations' needs.
Individuals can collect and complete their own application forms directly from our office. Please contact us for further information and assistance.
We can only process DBS application forms if an applicant or their representative is able to attend our office in person.
We strongly advise applicants not to send any application forms or documents via post. We do not accept responsibility for any damaged or lost documents/payments received by post.
To complete DBS form you need to provide the following details:
And please bring these items together with other valid documents and this will help us to verify your identity.
Important: if you wish us to verify your National Insurance Number you must show a document which identifies this number (cards no longer accepted).
Caring Hands will supply the original application forms, no copy application forms will be accepted and we must verify the identity of the applicant by viewing original valid documents.
Please view the guide for applicants to help you complete the DBS form.
Disclosures are provided from the Disclosure and Barring Service an executive agency of the home office. More detailed DBS Disclosure information is available by visiting the gov.uk website.
Caring Hands Charity has been registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly the CRB) as an umbrella body since 2004. We comply with the DBS Code of Practise, under the provisions of the Code, sensitive personal information is handled and stored appropriately and kept as long as is necessary, but never exceeding the maximum of 6 months. Once the retention period has elapsed, the Disclosure information is suitably destroyed by secure means.
For further information please contact us by telephone, in person or by email.