An 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.
Criteria for executing Enhanced DBS checks:
This 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.
In 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.
What information is obtained through Enhanced DBS checks?
The 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.
How 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. Once you have filled out this application form we will then send you an e-mail requesting proof of identification. As soon as this identification has been returned your application will be processed and you will receive your Enhanced DBS Check certificate in 7-10 working days.