Step One – Role and Volunteer guidance

Role Guidance

Our Ofsted DBS Application portal allows applicants to apply for a DBS check for one of the following ten roles:

  • Childminder
  • Living at Childminding Premises
  • Working at Childminding Premises
  • Nominated Person / Responsible Individual
  • Director / Committee / Trustee
  • Lives and works with childminder
  • Sole Proprietor
  • Registered Manager
  • Home-childcarer (Nanny)
  • Ofsted Inspector

If you are not applying for a DBS check for one of the roles above, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Further Role Guidance

Volunteer Guidance

If you are applying with Ofsted for any one of the following roles, you will not be eligible to be considered as a volunteer:

  • Childminder
  • Living at Childminding Premises
  • Working at Childminding Premises
  • Lives and works with childminder
  • Sole Proprietor
  • Registered Manager
  • Home-childcarer (Nanny)
  • Ofsted Inspector

If you are unsure whether or not you need to be applying for a DBS check as a volunteer, please contact us.

Further Volunteer Guidance