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DBS and safeguarding

Buckinghamshire Council’s DBS Safeguarding in Employment Team is responsible for implementing and applying the latest developments in government legislation and reviewing guidance and providing advice and support in all areas of safer employment practice, including the processing of statutory DBS Checks.

DBS (Disclosure and Barring service) checks

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check is a critical part of the Safer Recruitment Process.

Please use these pages to find out all about DBS checks for employees, volunteers and contractors in schools.

Safeguarding concerns or allegations of a child protection nature about your staff should be raised with the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) on 01296 382070.


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