Connecting and Strengthening the VCSE Sector

FREE DBS Eligibility workshop for the VCSE Sector

Jo Wheatley, Regional Outreach Adviser from Disclosure and Barring Service will be delivering the following workshops:

Eligibility Workshop – appropriate for those who need to give advice, make decisions about what levels of DBS checks should be applied for, HR staff etc 

The aim of this workshop is to understand:

  • The benefits of DBS and you (employer or voluntary organisation) working together
  • What the DBS Update Service is, and its benefits
  • The Enhanced DBS application process
  • The different levels of DBS check
  • Eligibility, and when an employee is eligible for a check
  • What ‘regulated activity’ is

Book now: DBS Eligibility Workshop – Voluntary Sector 05/03/24 1:30-3:00

Barring workshop Barring/Legal duty to refer, appropriate for those who are dealing with safeguarding, welfare, disciplinary, HR staff etc 

  • Understand the benefits of DBS and your organisation working together 
  • Understand the three different referral routes 
  • Understand when a DBS Barring referral should be made, including when the legal duty is met  
  • Understand what Regulated Activity is 
  • Understand how to make a good quality referral  
  • Have a clear understanding of the consequences of not making appropriate barring referrals and the consequences of being included in one or both Barred Lists 

Book now: DBS Barring – Legal Duty to Refer Workshop – Voluntary Sector11/03/24 10:00-11:30

If you have any questions or need any support around DBS please contact : Joanne Wheatley Joanne.Wheatley1@dbs.gov.uk