An Overview of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Tuesday, 14 June, 2022 - 13:00 to 15:00

This session from Connected Voice will help you to understand the DBS service and using DBS checks to make recruiting safer.

This training is for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations serving Newcastle and Gateshead. It will be delivered by Sue Davison, Regional Outreach Adviser (North East), Disclosure and Barring Service. The session will cover:

  • The role of the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • What might be disclosed when a DBS check is made.
  • Understanding DBS checks and role eligibility, including levels of check and workforce 
  • How “regulated activity” with children and adults is defined and what this means in practice.
  • An organisation’s duties and responsibilities.
  • What leads to an individual being added to the “barred list”.

To find out more and register for your free place, please visit Eventbrite.

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