The enhanced DBS examination is suitable for people who work with children or adults in certain situations (such as those receiving medical care or personal care). The certificate will contain the same details as the standard certificate, and if the role meets the conditions, the employer can request to check one or two DBS prohibition lists. The certificate may also contain non-conviction information provided by the relevant police force, if the information is deemed relevant and should be included in the certificate.
How one qualifies for an Enhanced DBS Check
To qualify for the Enhanced DBS Check, the applicant must perform the following tasks on a regular basis (4 times a month or once a night). This is classified as a regulated activity.
Adult healthcare provided by or under the direction or supervision of a regulated healthcare professional. Adult personal care consisting of direct physical assistance with washing and dressing, eating, drinking and using the toilet; encouraging and supervising an adult who carries out any of these tasks because of his / her age, illness or disability; or teaching someone to do one of these tasks.
Social Work - The provision of social work by a social worker that is required in connection with any health or social services. Help with an adult's cash, bills or purchases due to age, illness or disability through a third party. Assistance in running an adult's own affairs as part of a formal appointment. Transportation of adults due to age, illness or disability to, from or between places where they receive health care, personal care or social work through a third party. If you want to know how much it costs, Prices start at £ 45 for an Enhanced DBS Check.
Benefits of doing it Online
They are more profitable if done online. If you are registered with us as an employer and are responsible for overseeing many DBS web applications, not only will you gain access to high-quality DBS fast service systems, but you will also be able to request unlimited DBS online checks with no registration fees. It is part of full screening program or a standalone service and the results are sent to you quickly via email. Employers can manage their own secure dashboard where they can add and remove candidates, where they can monitor progress and view results immediately.
It is environmentally friendly. Needless to say, online DBS applications are definitely better for the environment than paper. You will save on paper consumption as well as transport costs by delivering documents to where they are needed.
If you apply online, you have access to immediate advice from DBS experts. If you have questions like —“How long is the DBS check?” Or "Is a DBS check the same as a CRB check?” The team consists of experts with extensive experience in providing companies with effective solutions in the field of employee selection. It also has a proven and effective criminal record checking service. Therefore, you should feel comfortable knowing that you have plenty of specialists to answer any questions you may have.