You may need to check someone’s criminal record if they apply for certain jobs or voluntary work, for example working with children or in healthcare. More information about DBS checks and can be found on the criminal records disclosure site.
DBS checks need to be made by the employing organisation, not the invidual.
Community Works provide a regular DBS surgery where Safety Net staff will be available to answer questions and give advice.
Safet Net provide a local DNS checking service.