Is uCheck a DBS?


Is uCheck a DBS?

uCheck offers an online DBS Check solution offering DBS, Right to Work, Identity and Adverse Credit Checks. Inspired by our customers, it is simple to use and provides rapid results. Many checks are instant and DBS Checks are completed typically within 48 hours. Our record is 13 minutes!

What is HR screening platform?

The platform allows you to track the progress of all your checks at a glance, and you’ll be notified by email as soon as a check is complete.

What is UChek?

Ignawale’s UChek is an app that seeks to simplify the process in an affordable way. Once the chemical strip is dipped in urine, a picture is taken of the strip with a smartphone. The app then quickly analyzes the strip and produces accurate and easy-to-understand results.

How do I register with uCheck?

How to apply

  1. Register your organisation’s details with our simple sign-up form – it takes less than five minutes!
  2. Our dedicated team will process your registration within four working hours and provide you with access to our online portal.
  3. Your applicants can then access the Platform and submit their personal details.

How long does a DBS stay at Stage 4?

If your DBS Check is stuck at stage 4 for more than 60 days, an escalation can be raised. You would need to contact the DBS on 03000 200 190 to request this. Once an escalation is raised, the DBS will start an investigation with the police to establish why there is a delay.

How long does a CRB take to come back?

It usually takes around 14 days but it can take longer if: the details given for the check are incorrect. several police forces need to be involved in the check.

How long do DBS checks last?

While official recommendations suggest a DBS should be renewed every three years, some​ organisations have set policies surrounding when they request rechecks. This timescale can vary from six months to every two years.

How long does a DBS check take?

If you request a basic DBS check, it will usually take around 14 days for you to receive your certificate. The process for standard or enhanced DBS checks typically takes around eight weeks, and will be managed by your prospective employer.

Can I start work without a DBS check?

Supervising employees without a current DBS disclosure 6.1 As a general rule, no applicant should be allowed to start work for the Council in a post requiring a disclosure until all pre-employment checks have been received.

How does uCheck DBS work?

Once the DBS form is submitted, an Enhanced DBS check will go through five stages before completion: Stage 1: the DBS validates the application. Stage 2: the Police National Computer is checked to see whether the applicant has any spent or unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings.

Can you fail a DBS?

Contrary to popular belief, DBS checks do not issue a pass or fail result. Instead, they detail aspects of the applicant’s criminal record history in order for the employer to make the safest recruitment decision. The level of detail on the DBS certificate will depend on the level of the check.

What shows up on a DBS check?

A DBS Check, also known as a Disclosure, will identify any convictions, cautions, final warnings or reprimands, relevant to the prospective employment and can also include intelligence from the Police National Computer that may affect an individual’s suitability for certain employment.

How much is a DBS certificate?

Fee changes for DBS checks

Type of DBS check Current fee Fee from 1 October 2019
Basic DBS check £25.00 £23.00
Standard DBS check £26.00 £23.00
Enhanced DBS check £44.00 £40.00

What makes you fail a DBS check?

The number one way to fail a background check is if details of past convictions appear on a DBS certificate. Any criminal behaviour can show up on a DBS check, depending on the level of the check carried out – basic, standard, or enhanced.