If you or your organisation believe a volunteer or an employee has caused harm or poses a future risk of harm to vulnerable groups, including children, it is your legal duty to refer the individual to barring list.
An employer or volunteer manager is breaking the law if they knowingly employ someone in a regulated activity with a group from which they are barred from working.
A barred person is breaking the law if they seek, offer or engage in regulated activity with a group from which they are barred from working.
For advice and information about how to make a referral to DBS, please visit; Making barring referrals to the DBS
Other useful documentations
Flowchart to help with decisions around making a referral to DBS.
A guide for local authorities and regulatory bodies about the duty and power to refer a person to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Local authorities includes Health and Social Care bodies and the Education Authority in Northern Ireland.
Guidance about data protection issues when making a barring referral to the DBS.
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has produced a flowchart to assist you in determining whether you are required to make a referral to us.
Please visit DBS referral website to download referral form and guidence;
For more information please vist DBS website