Tag: criminal record check

What Causes A DBS Certificate To Be Delayed?

What Causes A DBS Certificate To Be Delayed? DBS Certificate Delays

On average, a DBS certificate is usually cleared within 24-48 hours. However, a DBS certificate can be subject to delays, which can last for weeks. From a delay with the Police National Computer (PNC) to a random inspection, we discuss DBS certificates and checks in more detail, and what causes these delays. How long should […]

Criminal Record Check | Frequently Asked Questions

Criminal Record Check | Frequently Asked Questions Criminal Record Check Icon

A criminal record check, also known as a DBS check, is a background check that reveals if someone has a criminal record. If a criminal record is found, then a document (a DBS certificate) is issued with the applicant’s spent convictions, unspent convictions, and other information. Employers may perform this check to prevent hiring staff […]

A-Z of Job Roles and the type of DBS check required

A-Z of Job Roles and the type of DBS check required DBS check

We put together an A-Z list of different job roles and the type of DBS check (criminal record check) they require. Sector/Industry Job role Likely Level of DBS Check Animal RSPCA Standard Animal Veterinary surgeon Standard Aviation Airport staff Basic Aviation Pilot Basic Charity National Trust executive Basic Construction Agricultural labourer Basic Construction Construction manager […]

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