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Nottinghamshire County Council has been a registered umbrella body with the DBS since the introduction of DBS checks in March 2002. online system means we can now act on your behalf and carry out your online DBS checks for you.



Disclosure & Barrings Service (DBS) checks are a critical part of the safeguarding process for staff with access to vulnerable adults and children or those in certain prescribed roles.  

Ten simple steps to a safer, faster solution

Need to run a DBS check?
Here’s what happens with our managed service:

1 You give us the applicant/employee/volunteer’s email details and those of the manager who will be validating the ID

2 We create a username and password and email a link with instructions to the applicant/employee/volunteer on how to complete the form online

3 We also send a username and password to the manager to verify ID details

4 The applicant/employee/volunteer uses the link to the web page and logs in to complete the simple, easy to follow form

5 An automatic check will prevent the form from being submitted if it’s incomplete or contains errors, saving time and frustration

6 We send the applicant/employee/volunteer an email confirming that their form has been successfully submitted

7 We notify the manager via e-mail that the ID section now needs to be completed

8 The manager checks the ID with that supplied by the applicant/employee/volunteer, enters the details and submits the form

9 sends the form electronically via e-Bulk to the DBS for processing

10 Average turnaround time for DBS disclosures is 6 days. No more paper. No more postage. Access anywhere by PC, laptop or iPhone. 

Call us on 0115 9772727, option 1, option 3 or email to get started.





Work with us if you need a faster, safer process that will save you time and money.
Our online system will carry out online DBS checks on your behalf, so you can take advantage of e-Bulk.


e-Bulk allows the electronic transfer of multiple applications to the DBS. This offers real benefits, including:-
• Reducing the time and cost involved in administering your disclosure process
• Eliminating most data error, auto validated online form
• No paper application forms to complete
• No postal or courier services to use
• A much shorter processing time

We do the work for you uses the e-Bulk facility to send completed forms online, for DBS checks, electronically direct to the DBS. This means there is no need for your organisation to have the additional staff, training and systems associated with operating as a registered body. You will also have the security of working with one of the largest organisations in the East Midlands.
• A quick, effective online system eliminating most errors and validating information
• Faster DBS disclosure results
• Secure handling and storage of all disclosure certificates
• Results of checks are much faster and only disclosed to nominated persons
• A fully managed and maintained system

Call us on 0115 9772727, option 1, option 3 or email to get started.