The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enables organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors to make safer recruitment decisions

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enables organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors to make safer recruitment decisions

If you are an organisation or a charity working with children or vulnerable adults, it may be necessary for paid workers and volunteers to undergo DBS checks, UPG can help you in a process!

DBS checks are designed to prevent unsuitable candidates from working or volunteering with vulnerable adults and children. It is a vital part of safeguarding process. 

DBS checks are an analysis and records of a person’s past, looking specifically at any convictions, cautions, reprimands and warning they may have received. 

Days & Times for DBS application processing

MONDAY – FRIDAY
9.00am – 12:00 (noon)

To make a DBS application follow the steps below:

  • 1. Email sanja@upg.org.uk to request a DBS application

  • 2. You will be asked to make a payment depending on the type of application you are requesting, prices shown below:

    • £20 for volunteering posts
    • £46 for Standard DBS application
    • £65 for Enhanced DBS application for people in paid work
  • 3. Provide 3 original documents from the list below to prove your identity. :

    • Valid passport
    • Driving license
    • Utility, credit card or council tax bill in the last 3 months
    • Bank statement within the last 3 months
  • 4. Sign the DBS Privacy Policy Declaration

All ID must be original documents only. Photocopies are not accepted. – the full list of alternate acceptable documents can be found on the Government website

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