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Disclosure and Barring Service checks


The Disclosure and Barring Service

With effect from 18th July 2016 there is to be a major change in the way that the Diocese of Lincoln performs Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for volunteers.

For further details please download and read the following important documents:

Safeguarding letter.pdf, 413 KB PDF document
CCPAS Disclosure Service - Diocese of Lincoln Scheme.pdf, 639 KB PDF document
Roles in the diocese that require a DBS check.pdf, 33 KB PDF document


The Diocesan policy in relation to criminal record checks is shown here: 2013 01 DBS Policy statement on the recruitment and information handling.

If you have any comments or need further assistance, please contact Debbie Johnson, Bishop's Safeguarding Adviser