Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

(formerly known as CRB)

Linda Hayward facilitates Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for lay staff (paid and voluntary)

A DBS check for anyone who is paid for the role they are being DBS checked for costs £44 and a check for a volunteer is free of charge. All DBS checks are subject to an admin fee charge of £4.79 levied by APCS the online DBS provider for the Diocese.

Please contact Linda for details.

DBS Update Service: applicant guide

DBS Online Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Online user guide for Parish Validators - Guildford (PDF)

View ​the DBS Validator Job Description (docx)

Helpful Eligibility Tool for DBS Checks

Deciding whether a DBS check is necessary and at what level is not easy. It's a complex process and not very often black and white.

APCS have produced an eligibility tool which should help you in those cases where you are not sure and need some guidance.

LindaH Linda Hayward

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Manager

01483 790331

Mary Morris ​facilitates DBS checks for clergy
MaryMorrisWeb Mary Morris

Personal Assistant to the Bishop of Guildford

01483 590500

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