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

Who needs a DBS check?

Although the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 did reduce the types of role that require DBS checks (formerly known as CRB checks) this has had little effect on out of school clubs because working with children in a childcare setting remains a 'regulated activity' in a 'specified place'. This article explains in detail which type of check is required for your staff and includes a useful flow-chart to help you identify who must have a DBS check at your club.

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