Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club
Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club

DBS and CRB checks

To find if you need and can have a free check, have a look at the flow-chart below.

 

The Disclosure and Barring Service replaces the old CRB checks. It aims to enable organisations to ascertain if a person has a criminal record, and what for.

 

It is a safeguard for us all and although it has obvious weaknesses, it would be ridiculous if we did not use it to help us fulfil our Duty of Care to our members.

Can I have a DBS check?
A flow-chart helping you decide if you can have a DBS check.
G29-DBS-Guidance-Fowchart-260215.pdf
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Having a check involves filling in an on-line form. Then a Verifier (Wendy) will check some identity documents eg your Birth Certificate , Driver's Licence and fill in a second part of the on-line form.

 

You and Wendy will be told automatically what the status of your check is. If anything shows up, Canoe England get this information and tell the club what restrictions we have to put on your deployment or activities.

 

More details below.

What if I've got a criminal record?
Content in a DBS check.pdf
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Trip

Sunday 24th October.

Our local run from far side of Bingley to the aquaduct. Check out the club calendar and get in touch with the organiser.

Pies after Paddling

Last Thursday of the month.

This is what I know so far:

Homemade tray meat pies with chips and peas £4.50.   

Vegan / gluten intolerant chips (no wheat flour, often dusted on commercial chips) & peas £2.

Orders to Wendy 48 hrs in advance

WhatsApp is used to organise some groups and activities.

Don't miss out!

See what groups there are and get involved.

Members can borrow boats and paddles. Talk to Paul Ford or James Taylor if you want to take some gear away on loan.

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