Enhanced DBS Check is the highest level of DBS Check. This DBS Check
allows you to make safer recruitment decisions to identify whether a
candidate is suitable for a specific role within your workplace. An
Enhanced DBS Check provides a wide access to criminal record
information so that you can ensure you are making a full in depth
check for individuals before they begin employment.
for executing Enhanced DBS checks:
is the highest level of check to know the specific criminal
background of an individual. The applications for such types of
checks can be made by the recruiters or hiring companies only.
Employers need to be aware of which type of job requires an Enhanced
DBS check so that they can ensure that they are processing the
correct DBS Check for the candidate.
most cases, these checks are important for jobs that involve dealing
with vulnerable adults and children. People that are willing to work
in hospitals, schools, nurseries and care homes are often required to
undergo such checks.
|Unspent Criminal Convictions
|Spent Criminal Convictions
|Inclusion on the Children’s Barred List
|Inclusion on the Adults’s Barred List
|Inclusion on List 99-Section 142 Education Act 2002
|Other Relevant Information Held By Local Police Forces (Soft Intelligence Forces Disclosed at Chief Police Officer’s Discretion)
information is obtained through Enhanced DBS checks?
main aim of an Enhanced DBS check is to know whether the candidate is
suitable for a particular job or not. It collects relevant
information from local police officials to make sure that the person
has a clear criminal background and can handle specific job tasks
with responsibility. Police intelligence reports provide information
about any violence made by the person in previous employment. These
checks also provide details about the barred list of children and
vulnerable adults so that one can hire the most eligible person for
the specific job type.
do I obtain an Enhanced DBS Check?
To obtain an Enhanced DBS Check you will need to fill out our 5 minute online application form.
How long does the process take?
Due to the comprehensive checking done on an Enhanced Check they can take longer in certain circumstances.
Here is the Enhanced Check process:
Stage 1. Application Received
Stage 2. Police National Computer Search
Stage 3. Child & Adult Barring List & List 99 Search where applicable
Stage 4. Additional Police Checks
Stage 5. Certificate Issued/Dispatched
At present 85% of enhanced disclosures are returned within 10 working days but can take up to 30 working days . This date commences from the date you have submitted all relevant information to us