DBS Checks

DBS Checks

These were previously known as CRB checks. This is a safeguarding procedure to ensure our volunters are able to work with young people or vulnerable adults.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a DBS check?

Each volunteering opportunity advertised on the Volunteer Hub will state whether you need a DBS check or not. If you're unsure, use these flow charts below. If you're volunteering involves, "regulated activity", you will need a DBS check.

Vulnerable Adults

Children

Getting A DBS Check - Accessing the Application

Please complete this survey and follow the instructions given.

ID Checking Service - Wednesday 14:00-16:00 @ Student Activities

Once you have completed your online DBS application, you will need to come into Student Activities on the 1st floor of the Students' Union to have your proofs of ID checked.  Please check the website below to make sure you have the correct documents with you before coming to the drop in service:

Accepted Proofs of ID for DBS Checks

PLEASE BE AWARE - WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT 'PASS' ID CARDS THAT HAVE AN EXPIRY DATE.

Students who have lived outside of the UK

If you have resided in a country outside of the UK, you will also need to gain a Certificate of Good Will from that country.

Criminal records checks for overseas applicants

Reporting Safeguarding Concerns

It is important to report any concerns you have for the safety and well-being of children, vulnerable adults or fellow volunteers. You can do this by completing the form below and emailing it to volunteering.su@manchester.ac.uk.

Safeguarding Incident Form

Students' Union Safeguarding Policy

DBS Checks (Accessibility Version)

DBS Checks

These were previously known as CRB checks. This is a safeguarding procedure to ensure our volunters are able to work with young people or vulnerable adults.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a DBS check?

Each volunteering opportunity advertised on the Volunteer Hub will state whether you need a DBS check or not. If you're unsure, use these flow charts below. If you're volunteering involves, "regulated activity", you will need a DBS check.

Vulnerable Adults

Children

Getting A DBS Check - Accessing the Application

Please complete this survey and follow the instructions given.

ID Checking Service - Wednesday 14:00-16:00 @ Student Activities

Once you have completed your online DBS application, you will need to come into Student Activities on the 1st floor of the Students' Union to have your proofs of ID checked.  Please check the website below to make sure you have the correct documents with you before coming to the drop in service:

Accepted Proofs of ID for DBS Checks

PLEASE BE AWARE - WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT 'PASS' ID CARDS THAT HAVE AN EXPIRY DATE.

Students who have lived outside of the UK

If you have resided in a country outside of the UK, you will also need to gain a Certificate of Good Will from that country.

Criminal records checks for overseas applicants

Reporting Safeguarding Concerns

It is important to report any concerns you have for the safety and well-being of children, vulnerable adults or fellow volunteers. You can do this by completing the form below and emailing it to volunteering.su@manchester.ac.uk.

Safeguarding Incident Form

Students' Union Safeguarding Policy

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