What Gets You On The DBS Barred List?
To be added to the barred list, an individual will have committed a very serious crime that suggests they will always be a risk to children or vulnerable adults. The most common crimes that result in being added to the barred list are violence or sexual offences against children or Vulnerable Adults.
What Barred Lists Are There?
When it comes to the DBS, there are two types of barred lists – one for Vulnerable Adults, and one for children.
Can One Crime Get You Added To Both Barred Lists?
It is possible to be added to both barred lists for one crime. If someone commits a serious offence, such as sexual assault for example, then they could be added to both barred lists.
Will I Know If I Am Added To The Barred List?
If someone is going to be added to a barred list, they will be notified about the decision. With this notification comes the chance to appeal, being added to the barred list
There are three possible outcomes to the tribunal:
– No mistake has been made, and the individual will remain on the barred list.
– The individual will be removed from the barred list.
– The DBS will be asked to make a new decision.
Conclusion – What Gets You On The DBS Barred List?
In conclusion, for an individual to be added to a barred list, they must have committed a very serious crime that suggests they will always pose a risk to children and/or vulnerable adults.
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Kellie is our in-house legal expert when it comes to DBS checks. With a background in the legal sector, she has become a recognised authority in this area.