DBS or CRB Check: What’s The Difference?

DBS or CRB Check: What’s The Difference?

DBS checks and CRB checks are both terms mentioned when discussing criminal record checks. However, they are in fact two different things. What does each one mean? What are their differences? Care Check look at DBS and CRB checks to keep you in the know. What is a...
Safer Recruitment and DBS Checks in Healthcare

Safer Recruitment and DBS Checks in Healthcare

When recruiting an individual into a role, it’s important to understand the element of risk involved. Not only are you choosing a person you’ll depend on to fulfil a position within a company, but you also need to ensure their credentials match up with who you’re...
Disclosure Scotland – Everything You Need To Know

Disclosure Scotland – Everything You Need To Know

When applying for a job in England and Wales, potential candidates are subject to a DBS Check. This check looks at any current and previous convictions, unspent convictions and conditional cautions an individual has to their name. This check was also performed in...
DBS Checks for Overseas Applicants

DBS Checks for Overseas Applicants

DBS Checks are a huge part of the recruitment process for a wide range of industries – think about it,  in July 2018 the Disclosure and Barring Service received over 295,301 applications alone. A DBS check on a potential employee is a crucial tool for employers,...
What Are Barred Lists? Everything You Need to Know

What Are Barred Lists? Everything You Need to Know

DBS barred lists are maintained by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). These lists aim to help organisations recruit safely and protect those they may be working with. There are two main types of DBS barred lists. One includes a list of people who have been...
How Will Brexit Impact Safeguarding?

How Will Brexit Impact Safeguarding?

With the deadline of the UK’s impending exit from the EU just weeks away, it’s already clear that Brexit has already had an effect, especially in the recruitment, employment and retention of EU nationals in the UK workforce. Alongside this, there is a lot of...