Nanny DBS Checks

DBS Checks

  • We can only provide DBS checks for Nannies registered with our agency seeking employment. We do not provide DBS checks for Nannies or Families who haven’t used our recruitment service.
    • The cost for a fully enhanced DBS check is £59.60 (inclusive of their admin charge and VAT)
    • To register with the updating service the charge is 16.60 per annum
    • Total cost for a DBS check with the Updating Service is: £76.20

    *prices quoted for 2015

    Please note: If you require a DBS Certificate to register with Ofsted, you will need to be registered with updating service. This can be done at the time of applying for your DBS though Complete Background Screening or directly through the DBS website. Registration must take place within 10 days of receiving your Certificate.

    In order to be represented by our agency, all successful candidates, who have resided in the UK for a minimum of six months, must undergo a DBS check. (Disclosure and Barring Service) formerly a CRB Check. We are happy to accept DBS checks completed through another agency if the original is provided at interview. (No photo copies). However, if you have been in the UK for fewer than six months; we will need to see a police check from your home country.

    To process this check we will need to see two forms of photographic I.D (one must be your Passport) and two forms of proof of address – Utility bill, bank statement, lease agreement etc.

    Absolute Childcare will register your application for DBS with our chosen partner, ‘Complete background screening’

    When we start the process, we will provide Complete Background Screening with your email address and the system will create a unique password. You will then receive an email with your user name and password from Complete back ground screening. Please log on to the complete back ground screening website, (using the link provided in their email), along with your user name and password and complete the online registration form.

    *Please check your spam box as sometimes the email will be sent there!

    Please complete this FULLY and at your earliest convenience to avoid delay. Please inform your Consultant when you have completed the form.

    You will need to make payment direct with them over the telephone using a credit or debit card.

    TEL: +44 (0)1443799900

    Absolute Childcare will be notified of your registration for the DBS and we will verify that we have seen two proofs of address and photographic ID.

    Once this has been done the relevant searches will commence. You will receive the results of your DBS direct from Complete Background Screening and Absolute Childcare will also be notified of the results. Please send Absolute Childcare a photocopy of the certificate.

    The process can take anything from 1 – 12 weeks. Clients will be advised that your DBS is in progress and will be notified of the results.

    Please note that all jobs offered whilst your DBS check is in process will be subject to a clear fully enhanced result.


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