An Overview of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)


The session will be delivered by Sue Davison , Regional Outreach Adviser (North East) , Disclosure and Barring Service. The session will cover:

  • Outlining the role of the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • What might be disclosed when a DBS check is made.
  • Understanding DBS checks and role eligibility, including levels of check and workforce
  • How “regulated activity” with children and adults is defined and what this means in practice.
  • An organisation’s duties and responsibilities.
  • What leads to an individual being added to the “barred list”.

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Sara Chezari

Support and Development Officer