C3.2 DSW Disclosure and Barring Service Process
If the coach and/or volunteer is already registered with the DBS Update Service, they should give DSW their Update Service reference number. If the coach and/or volunteer is not registered with the DBS Update Service, the following process will occur:
DSW Lead Safeguarding Officer will contact applicant to arrange a meeting with DSW counter-signatory to do online DBS check.
Applicant and DSW counter-signatory complete the online DBS check.
Permission is sought by the DSW Counter-Signatory from the applicant to register them for the DBS Update Service.
DSW counter-signatory checks applicant’s identification.
Application is submitted online.
DSW will receive an email confirming release of the applicant’s certificate to the applicant.
Certificate is returned to applicant within 10 days of online submission
Initial risk assessment made regarding the nature of the information returned.