DBS home-based positions guide

A collection of guidance and case studies to help you decide whether an applicant can apply for a home-based position DBS check.



Guidance about home-based positions, including a flowchart and case studies as supporting documents.

The guidance relates to question x66 on the DBS application form: does this position involve working with children or adults at the applicant’s home address?

It was produced in consultation with Department of Health (DH) and Department for Education (DfE).

Published 27 March 2015
Last updated 17 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added further information about the update service and home based positions.

  2. First published.