A Guide To DBS Checks For Workers or Volunteers Assisting Homeless People

If you work with homeless people, or you’re considering doing so, you may have questions surrounding DBS check requirements. Whether you will need to get a criminal record check carried out through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) depends on the role and the people involved. To help avoid any confusion, we’ve created this brief … Continue reading “A Guide To DBS Checks For Workers or Volunteers Assisting Homeless People”

What Is Meant By “Limited Range of Establishments” In DBS Checks?

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are criminal background checks that are used to vet people for both voluntary and paid employment. They are often used for roles that involve working directly with vulnerable adults or children.  One of the main deciding factors on the level of DBS check that is needed is the working … Continue reading “What Is Meant By “Limited Range of Establishments” In DBS Checks?”

A Guide To DBS Checks for Interpreters

Interpreters are expected to work with people from all walks of life with different needs and are often in vulnerable positions. Therefore, it would make sense for interpreters to be eligible for Enhanced DBS Checks.  Although many interpreters do require Enhanced DBS Checks, not all of them do. It very much depends on the establishment, … Continue reading “A Guide To DBS Checks for Interpreters”

Why Is It Mandatory For Some Jobs To Have A DBS Check?

If you’re applying for a brand new position, it may be mandatory to present a valid DBS Check certificate. If it is unclear why a DBS Check is required for the position or what the reasoning is we have compiled a couple of pointers on why some jobs need a DBS Checks. A DBS Check … Continue reading “Why Is It Mandatory For Some Jobs To Have A DBS Check?”

Pointers for Immigration Advisors

Immigration advisers require DBS Checks and are supervised by OISC, the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner. There are several standards made by the OISC  that  must be met to become certified to give advice on immigration. Immigration advisers The job of an immigration advisor, just as the job’s name suggests, is to supply advice … Continue reading “Pointers for Immigration Advisors”