Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ) Checks - Formerly CRB Checks
Cost from £43 or £13 per annum - Apply here
Please maeke a note of the EGKA Membership Account Number 101024. You will be requested to enter this reference during the online application.
This service is provided as a convenient means of arranging for an Extended DBS check for any officer, instructor, assistant instructor or any volunteers involved in the EGKA and its associated dojos.
Please read the following instructions, which explains the process one should follow to obtain a DRB check.
When a DBS check is carried out using this system, both the applicant and the EGKA receive a copy of the DRB findings. If any matter of concern is identified in the report, the senior EGKA management team automatically becomes involved and they will consider what action, if any, should be taken. The ultimate sanction is to withdraw EGKA membership from the individual concerned.
Be advised that it is a legal obligation that all EGKA officers, instructors, assistant instructors and volunteers that come into contact with children (under 18 yrs) and vulnerable adults apply to have a DBS check carried out.
The EGKA require that all its officers, instructors, assistant instructors and volunteers have a DRB check carried out at least once every three years, regardless of whether they ordinarily come into contact with children and vulnerable adults.
Members do not have to use the scheme the EGKA has put in place here to obtain a DRB check. It is equally acceptable to be supplied a copy of a DRB check carried out by other agencies.
Notwithstanding the limitations of the DRB checking process (it is out of date as soon as it is completed), it is nonetheless the only current way of independantly checking that undesirable individuals do not use the EGKA as a vehicle to come into contact with our younger and more vulnerable members.
Any person who has concerns about the behaviour of any person connected with the EGKA should report the matter in writing to the EGKA, 44 Willow Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1LA. All such allegations will be taken very seriously. We will acknowledge your letter, investigate the incident, and confirm our findings in writing at the conclusion of our investigation.
In matters alleging any kind of sexual impropriety involving children or vulnerable adults, we will have no choice but to inform the Police immediately.