Enhanced checks can only be requested for job roles which meet the criteria set out by the Disclosure and Barring Service. More to that, certain barred lists can be searched depending on the job role.
Please see below for further details:
|Enhanced Check excluding barred list||Enhanced Check including children's barred list||Enhanced Check including adults barred list|
A) Armed security guards working for a government department, for
a) Teaching or training (excl personal care) or
Regulated Activity in relation to CHILDREN:
Staff/volunteers in relation to CHILDREN (under 18 years old); working (Workforce Type = “Child Workforce”):
a) unsupervised and
b) once a week or more, or 4 days in any 30 day period, or overnight and
c) in a specific role OR in a specified place (see below):
Specific child-related Roles: supervising, caring, teaching, training, instructing, providing advice/guidance, providing therapy/treatment, transporting, providing assistance, moderating a public electronic communication service to be used mainly by children. Specified Places: educational institution (e.g.: school, under-18 further education), nursery, children’s hospital, detention centre (e.g.: prison, remand centre), children’s home, childcare premises, children’s care home
Regulated Activity in relation to (VULNERABLE) ADULTS:
A) Staff/volunteers engaged in any of the following activities with an ADULT (18+ years old) because of their AGE, ILLNESS or DISABILITY a) Provision of Health Care by a regulated healthcare professional, or are acting under the direction or supervision of a regulated healthcare professional, for example doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants and physiotherapists. Health Care roles include; a. Physical care, mental health care and palliative care b. Diagnostic tests and investigative procedures, c. Non-medical procedures such as taking blood (blood donations) and cosmetic surgery, d. Psychotherapy and counselling. This includes the provision of psychotherapy and counselling over the phone. Note: Life coaching is excluded from the regulated activity. e. First aid, when any person administering the first aid is doing so on behalf of an organisation established for the purpose of providing first aid (for example, St John Ambulance Service), this is regulated activity. This includes first aid given by Community First Responders.
B) Providing Personal Care: a. Assisting or prompting an adult with eating, drinking, washing, bathing, dressing, oral care, skin/nail care b. Training, instructing or offering advice or guidance to an adult in relation to personal care c. Supervising someone providing personal care
C) Providing Social Work; activities of regulated social workers (relevant social work has the meaning given by section 55(4) of the Care Standards Act 2000 and a social care worker by virtue of section 55(2) (a) of that act))); including:
a). Assessing/reviewing the need for health or social care services b). Providing support
D) Assistance with general household matters (day to day assistance in relation to the running of a household of the person concerned where the assistance is the carrying out of one or more of the following activities): a. Managing a person’s cash b. Paying a person’s bills c. Assistance with shopping
E) Assistance in the conduct of a person’s own affairs: a. Lasting/enduring power of attorney (not including family) b. Appointed adult’s deputy c. Independent mental health advocated. Independent mental capacity advocate e. Providing independent advocacy services f. Receiving payments on behalf of an adult under the Social Security Administration act g. An order by the court of protection
F) Transporting / Conveying: a. Drivers or assistants transporting adults because of the age, illness or disability to, from or between places where they receive healthcare, personal care or social work (not including family, friends). This includes: - Hospital porters - Patient Transport Service drivers and assistants - Ambulance Technicians - Emergency Care Assistants. C)
Other activities requiring barred list to check: a) A day to day manager or supervisor of somebody engaging in Regulated Activity (see A and B above) with children or adults
b) The following Child-related roles, even if done only once (without time constraints specified above) - Workforce Type = “Child Workforce”: - Assisting an ill or disabled child to eat or drink - Assisting a child that is ill, disabled or required due to age with toileting, washing, bathing or dressing - Health care to children: (treatment/therapy) all forms of physical / mental health healthcare incl. palliative care
c) People communicating with children by telephone, internet or other electronic means (once a week or more, or 4 days in any 30 day period, or overnight) - Workforce Type = “Child Workforce”. d) Foster Carers, Registered Childminders or Child-Carers and hosting for under 18-Workforce Type = “Child Workforce”.
e) Applicants for a Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) license (child and adults barred lists) - Workforce Type = “Other Workforce”