Disclosure & Barring Service

Council for Voluntary Service North West Kent has acted as a Registered Umbrella Body since 2004, for organisations requiring police checks to be undertaken on prospective employees and volunteers.

The Disclosure & Barring Service currently charge £44 for an Enhanced Disclosure for a paid worker and offer a free check for Volunteers, in addition to this CVSNWK charge an administration fee of £10 for CVS members and £12 for non-members for charities and not-for-profit organisations per Disclosure.  A charge of £15 per Disclosure will apply for Businesses.

The following information is enclosed in the pack:

  • Organisation Agreement
  • Disclosure Agreement
  • DBS Application Form (specimen)
  • Applicant’s Guide to completing the DBS Application
  • Continuation Sheet
  • Evidence of Identity – refer to ‘Identification Checking Process’ for correct ID
  • Checking Procedure
  • Online Tracking Service
  • Information on the Update Service

On request:

  • CVSNWK Code of Practice
  • CVSNWK Policy Statement on Secure Storage
  • CVSNWK Employing People with Criminal & Police Records
  • DBS Update Service - Employer Guide/Applicant Guide

More information regarding Disclosures can be obtained from the DBS website here.

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