Ofsted’s position on Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks for childcare providers who register with Ofsted.
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This factsheet sets out Ofsted’s position on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for childcare providers who register with Ofsted and those associated with them, such as people who live in a house where childcare takes place.
Published: 22 September 2014
Updated: 6 October 2017
- Changes to the guidance about signing up to the DBS update service: this is strongly recommended but no longer mandatory.
- First published.