Basic DBS Check
What is a Basic DBS?
A Basic DBS contains details of convictions considered to be unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (ROA) or states that there are no such convictions.
Candidate Vettings online service for Basic DBS applications follows that for Standard and Enhanced Disclosures, meaning Disclosures are completed quickly and more efficiently.
Who Can have a Basic DBS?
Anyone can have a Basic DBS. Unlike Standard and Enhanced Disclosures, there are no eligibility criteria that must be met.
Reabilitation Offenders Act – Having a criminal record does not necessarily bar you from being considered suitable for a job role and all checks must be done with individual consent and a fair process.
When are they used?
Basic DBS are available to all employers and cover all roles and responsibilities.
What are the benefits for organisations?
All staff can be checked to the appropriate level for their role
Limit the potential risk of recruiting inappropriately
All Disclosure applications can be managed from one central place
Security and peace of mind for customers and clients