Disclosure and Barring Service checks for personal assistants

It is Council policy that if you receive a Direct Payment, any personal assistants you employ must have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check).

We will cover the cost of the DBS check(s). Neither you nor your PA(s) need to pay for this.

This service is for

Anybody who receives a Direct Payment and employs a personal assistant(s).

You will need

  • your contact details
  • details of your personal assistant(s)
  • details of their existing DBS checks, if they have one.

Important Information

Once we have the information we will email the DBS form to your PA(s) for them to complete.

  • By submitting this form you understand that the Council will undertake an Enhanced DBS and relevant barred list check on your behalf for the PA(s) named on this form where an existing check is not in place.
  • Where a Personal Assistant has already had a DBS check undertaken by the Council, the Council will advise of the outcome of any Suitability decision that may have been made previously if applicable.
  • Once the DBS check is completed the Personal Assistant will be added to your Council Mosaic record as a Worker relationship.
  • The cost of the DBS check is covered by Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Your contact details will be kept securely in line with council’s privacy statement  and only used for the purpose of the DBS process.
  • We will keep the information provided on this form for 4 years to enable us to contact you regarding renewal. The data stored on our Mosaic Information system will be retained inline with The Councils Mosaic retention period.

What will happen next

Request now

Alternative ways to do this

If you cannot complete the online form you can download and complete the form [Word].

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