A DBS Check checks a person’s criminal history, convictions and cautions from the Police National Computer (PNC).
Employers from all types of industries such as construction or hospitality, can ask for a basic disclosure to check a candidates criminal record to help them decide if a candidate is suitable for employment.
As an employer, you can apply for a Basic DBS Check for an employee by clicking the link, and then selecting which level of check you require at the top of the form.
Sample Job Roles - THIS LIST IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE
It Is Your Responsibility To Make Sure You Apply For The Correct Level Of Check
This is for people who want a check on themselves, and is called a Basic DBS / CRB Check in England and Wales, and a Basic Disclosure in Scotland.
Examples of uses:
- Personal licence
- Alcohol licence
- Scrap metal dealers
- Certain visas – check with the country
- Most jobs that don’t involve working with children, vulnerable adults or the financial sector
Please note that this is a small sample of the uses for this particular type of check. It is your responsibility to make sure you apply for the correct check for your circumstances. The list above is subject to change without notice, and some roles may fall under different levels of check – please check BEFORE you apply.