To work as a statistician in the UK, you will need to take a basic DBS check.
DBS checks are carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service. They are used to ensure only those who are suitable for public-facing roles are recruited to frontline positions.
A basic DBS check for a statistician will require a search for any unspent criminal convictions or conditional cautions.
The 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act sets out the need for DBS checks for all frontline workers, to keep the public safe. The act introduces four types of DBS checks employers must use as part of their vetting process.
A basic DBS check for a statistician is a low level CRB check which can be requested by you or your employer.
We support organisations and individuals to complete DBS checks quickly and easily online.
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