Aaron’s Department’s online
CRB system, allows you to check criminal records with ease, The system is for the
use of employers and charities with people working, or seeking to work, in high risk
positions, especially those that involve working with Children or Adults.
Our online system connects directly to the UK Governments gateway for your peace of mind. Once you have registered and your account has been activated, you can quickly and easily add applicants and invite them to do their own CRB Checking online. With a built in error checker and free support on offer, your applications can be completed with ease and minimal disruption to your day.
Our online CRB system has built in CRB Tracking. This enables you to log in at any stage of an application's process and see at exactly what stage the CRB check is at. This can prove invaluable when you need to get a new member of staff into work.
We offer fast free registration, no contract and free guidance and support from our highly trained DBS specialists. Registering is open to any company or charity eligible to ask “an exempted question”.
An exempted question is a valid request for a person to reveal their full criminal history, including
Aaron's Departments online service is only available to a company or charity who as laid down in The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 are entitled to ask an individual to reveal their full criminal history, including spent convictions also known as asking an exempted question.
An exempted question applies when the individual will be working in specific occupations, for certain licences and specified positions.
The minimum age at which someone can be asked to apply for a criminal record check is 16 years old.
Details of an individual’s convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings recorded on Police central records and includes both spent and unspent convictions. *(see filtering)
Details of an individual’s convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings recorded on Police central records and includes both ‘spent’ and ‘unspent’ convictions plus any information held locally by Police forces that it is reasonably considered might be relevant to the post applied for. *(see filtering)
Disclosing and barring service filter and remove certain specified old and minor offences from
DBS certificates in line with legislation introduced in May 2013.
DBS Filtering Guide
Child barred list information is only available for those individuals engaged in regulated activity with children and a few posts, as listed in the Police Act regulations, for example prospective adoptive parents.
Adult barred list is only available for those individuals engaged in regulated activity with adults and
a few posts as listed in the Police Act regulations.
DBS Adult First is a service provided by the Criminal Records Bureau that can be used in cases where, exceptionally, and in accordance with the terms of Department of Health guidance, a person is permitted to start work with adults before a DBS Certificate has been obtained. This applies to adult services such as care homes, Domiciliary care agencies and adult placement schemes where DBS Certificates are required by law.
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) merged to become the Disclosure and Barring
Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks. A DBS check is a criminal record check carried
out by employers or organisations on prospective applicants, current staff members, visitors,
volunteers, prospective foster carers, adoption applicants etc. to check their eligibility to
work with or be in contact with children or vulnerable adults.
Our online DBS application service removes the printing and posting of standard paper forms which is more environmentally friendly and also significantly speeds up the process, getting applicants into work quicker.
All applications and payments are sent securely via encryption for privacy of information and security.