Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4739

Date Request Received: 23/11/2018 15:46:55

Date Request Replied To: 30/11/2018 09:50:30

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Request Summary: DBS and reference checks compliance

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Does your organisation have a central repository for data relating to reference checking and DBS?
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Question Number 2:
Is the compliance (DBS) and reference checking process within the organisation automated or manual?
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Question Number 3:
What compliance (DBS) and reference checks are conducted on the below staffing groups:

a) Nursing and Midwifery
b) Medical and dental
c) Non-Medical Non-Clinical
Answer To Question 3:
a) Enhanced DBS and references
b) Enhanced DBS and references
c) Depends on role
Question Number 4:
What is the average time for the organisation to get a return on a DBS compliance check and references in 17/18?
Answer To Question 4:
4 weeks
Question Number 5:
How many compliance (DBS) checks are conducted, on average each month in 17/18?
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Question Number 6:
How many staff on average, are involved in compliance and reference checking process in 17/18?
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Question Number 7:
How many hours per month, on average are spent on compliance (DBS) and reference checking in 17/18?
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Question Number 8:
Does your organisation currently have a third-party provider for compliance (DBS) and reference checking?

a) If yes, please list the supplier(s)
b) What were the costs associated with compliance (DBS) and reference checking to the organisation in 2017/18?
c) Contract Start Date
d) Contract End Date
e) Did you use a framework to procure their services?
f) If yes, what framework did you procure them through?
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