Resources

Use the filter function below to find the resources you're looking for.

Search filters
Filter by
Guidance, All Disclosure Resources

Advice and Guidance for transgender applicants from Disclosure Scotland covering previous names, gender and requirements for completing the application.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

These guidance notes are designed for the applicant, giving them a step by step guide to completing the Application to join the PVG scheme form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

You have been given these guidance notes as you are applying to join the PVG Scheme to carry out regulated work (either paid or unpaid) with a voluntary organisation.

Guidance, All Disclosure Resources

These guidance notes are designed for the signatory, giving you a step by step guide to completing the relevant sections of the Application to join the PVG scheme form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

Guidance for Signatory/Identification Checker. It is the role of the signatory to check that the application is correctly completed, check the applicant’s identification, complete sections E1 to E9, complete the Coversheet and (if required) complete a checklist to allow us to assess the position.

All Disclosure Resources, Sample Policy

This sample policy for organisations provides information regarding applicants who are barred or under consideration for listing. It details what it means to be barred or under consideration, how it should be dealt with and a sample policy for you to use.

Guidance, All Disclosure Resources

Through the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (PVG), some organisations are entitled to check their Trustees. This guidance will explain the role of a Charity Trustee and whether they are eligible for a PVG check.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

The Children checklist can be used to add a new position/role for the organisation. It would be submitted along with the application and allows us to assess the service your organisation provides and ensure the position fits the criteria for regulated work.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

The Protected Adult checklist can be used to add a new position/role for the organisation. It would be submitted along with the application and allows us to assess the service your organisation provides and ensure the position fits the criteria for regulated work.

All Disclosure Resources, Sample Policy

The sample Children & Protected Adult protection policy for organisations provides policies that can be amended as appropriate. It covers areas such as selection, screening, training and reporting abuse

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

At Disclosure Services we strive for 100% customer satisfaction, however, we understand that this may not always be the case. In order to improve our service we require feedback whether it’s good or bad. The complaints procedure details how you can make a complaint and explains exactly how this complaint would be handled in our office.

All Disclosure Resources, Coversheet

Mandatory when submitting PVG and Police Act applications, the signatory for the organisation is required to complete and send along the coversheet with the forms. We require the coversheet in order to check that the forms have come from the organisation and a trusted contact.

All Disclosure Resources, Coversheet

Mandatory when submitting PVG and Police Act applications, the signatory for the organisation is required to complete and send along the coversheet with the forms. We require the coversheet in order to check that the forms have come from the organisation and a trusted contact.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

These guidance notes are designed for the applicant, giving them a step by step guide to completing the Existing Scheme member application form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

You have been given these guidance notes as you are already a PVG member and are applying for a PVG check to carry out regulated work (either paid or unpaid) with a voluntary organisation.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

These guidance notes are designed for the signatory, giving you a step by step guide to completing the relevant sections of the Existing PVG Scheme member application form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

Guidance for Signatory/Identification Checker. It is the role of the signatory to check that the application is correctly completed, check applicants identification, complete sections E1 to E8, complete the Coversheet and (if required) complete a checklist to allow us to assess the position.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

When completing an Existing PVG Scheme member application, at section A you can choose to select a Scheme Record or a Scheme Record Update. This flowchart will help you understand which selection should be made at this part of the form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

When completing a PVG application it is important to select the correct form to avoid it being terminated once it reaches Dislcosure Scotland. This flowchart will help you decide whether you require the Application to Join the PVG Scheme or the Existing PVG Scheme member application.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

The UK Driving Licence number is made up of a series of numbers and letters denoting the applicants name and date of birth. In order to ensure there are no errors at this section, it is important to be able to read to Driving Licence number. This document will show you how to do so.

All Disclosure Resources, Intermediary/Secondary Contracts

This document should be completed by organisations acting as an intermediary body for others and accessing PVGs on their behalf. The document lets us ensure that the intermediary body understand their role and responsibilities.

All Disclosure Resources, Intermediary/Secondary Contracts

This guidance is for intermediary bodies completing the contract. It explains what an intermediary body is, the role and responsibilities and how to complete the document.

All Disclosure Resources, Sample Policy

The sample policy for organisations provides information on making referrals. It covers the background, terminology of ‘harm’ and ‘removed’ and the process of making referrals.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

With the PVG scheme there is no requirement to re-check applicants for the organisation, however, this is still an option. This guidance will help you decide if this is something your organisation would like to implement.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

These guidance notes are designed for the applicant, giving them a step by step guide to completing the Police Act application form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

You have been given these guidance notes as you are applying for a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure Certificate for work (either paid or unpaid) with a voluntary organisation.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

These guidance notes are designed for the signatory, giving you a step by step guide to completing the relevant sections of the Police Act application form.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

Guidance for Signatory/Identification Checker. It is the role of the signatory to check that the application is correctly completed, check applicants identification, complete sections E1 to E8 and E13 to E15, complete the Coversheet and (if required) complete a checklist to allow us to assess the position.

DS Resources, Sample Document

If you are the only signatory for the organisation, you cannot receive back both your own copy and the organisation copy of the certificate. Using this form, you will nominate a board/committee member or another trusted member of your organisation to receive the results back via a telephone call from us.

All Disclosure Resources, Guidance

Currently there are no minimum age requirements for applicants of the PVG scheme, however, it is still important to be aware of the guidelines for young people applying. This information can be found here.