Out of School Alliance - Help and Support for Out of School Clubs

DBS checks for staff

A question frequently asked by out of school club providers is whether they need to get a DBS check for a new member of staff if that person already has an existing DBS check for working within the school. Also, when do DBS checks expire and how often do they need to be renewed? And do volunteers even need to have a DBS check anyway?

This article aims to answer many of the common questions that owners and managers of out of school clubs have about DBS checks for their staff.
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