Guidance

DBS guidance leaflets

Guidance leaflets relating to eligibility and other DBS services and products.

Documents

Regulated activity with adults in England

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Regulated activity with adults in Wales

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Regulated activity with adults in Wales (Welsh)

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Regulated activity with children in England

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Regulated activity with children in Wales

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Regulated activity with children in Wales (Welsh)

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Applying eligibility to NHS roles

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Applying eligibility to NHS roles (Welsh)

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A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales

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A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales (Welsh)

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Leisure Centre staff

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Leisure Centre staff (Welsh)

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Public running schemes and associated roles

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Public running schemes and associated roles (Welsh)

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Lifeguards

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Lifeguards (Welsh)

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DBS checks in sport - working with children

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DBS checks in sport - working with children (Welsh)

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DBS checks in sport - working with adults

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DBS checks in sport - working with adults (Welsh)

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Working with Adults in the Charity Sector

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Working with Adults in the Charity Sector (Welsh)

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Working with Children in the Charity Sector

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Working with Children in the Charity Sector (Welsh)

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Barring referrals: how and when to make one

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Barring referrals: how and when to make one (Welsh)

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DBS checks for adult social care roles

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Details

These leaflets provide information relating to eligibility and other Disclosure and Barring Service products and services.

If you have any feedback relating to these leaflets, or would like a certain topic to be covered in future publications, please email us at DBSleaflets@dbs.gov.uk

Any other DBS queries should be sent to customerservices@dbs.gov.uk

Published 14 September 2018
Last updated 12 February 2020 + show all updates
  1. New leaflet added - 'DBS checks for adult social care roles'.

  2. English and Welsh 'Charity Trustees' leaflets removed. The information can instead be found in the 'Working with adults in the charity sector' and 'Working with children in the charity sector' leaflets.

  3. Welsh versions of the following leaflets added: 1) Regulated activity with adults in Wales, 2) Regulated activity with children in Wales, and 3) A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales.

  4. Welsh versions of 'Working with Adults in the Charity Sector' and 'Working with Children in the Charity Sector' leaflets added.

  5. English and Welsh versions of "Barring referrals: how and when to make one" leaflet added.

  6. Two leaflets added. Working with Adults in the Charity Sector, and Working with Children in the Charity Sector.

  7. Welsh versions of 'DBS checks in sport' leaflets added.

  8. Two new leaflets added regarding 'DBS checks in sport' and Welsh translations added for numerous existing leaflets.

  9. 'DBS checks in sport - working with children' leaflet added to page.

  10. 'Safeguarding and protecting people for charities and trustees' link updated in Charity Trustees leaflet.

  11. First published.