Guidance

DBS workforce guides

Guides to help you identify the type of workforce that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) applicant will be working in.

Documents

Adult workforce

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Child workforce

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Other workforce

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Details

employers need to add the workforce in section x line 61 of the DBS application form.

DBS application forms that don’t state the workforce will be rejected.

Published 18 April 2016
Last updated 14 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Error corrected in barred list section on page 5.
  2. All workforce guides have been updated to include information about access to checks of the relevant barred lists. We've also added links to the new eligibility tool.
  3. Add further clarification for roles under the other and adult workforce documents.
  4. First published.