BAND offers Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks to our Full, Affiliated & Associate member groups, for paid or voluntary staff working with either children or young people and vulnerable adults.
Visit: https://www.gov.uk/find-out-dbs-check to check if your paid staff or volunteers are eligible for DBS checks.
BAND can process up to 50 checks per group per year. We cannot run checks on staff who would normally be checked by Ofsted, if you’d like clarification please contact BAND on 0117 954 2128.
If you are already a Full, Affiliated or Associate member of BAND and you would like to contract into the DBS Check system, you can phone us on 0117 914 3007 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on how to become a member of BAND, click here.
Fees (including BAND admin. fee & £2 VAT)
You can pay fees by cheque payable to ‘BAND Ltd’ or via BACS: BAND Ltd, Sort code 30-94-80, Account no. 00971149.
For further information on the DBS Disclosure service, and the DBS update service please contact: www.gov.uk/dbs.
If you are a BAND member group who is currently contracted into the BAND DBS Disclosure Service, you can download supporting documents and forms below.
These notes are intended to help you check that the applicant has completed the Disclosure application form correctly. Please read them carefully as you check and complete the form.