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What Services Do We Offer?

The Safe Staffing Team is part of the Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) Human Resource Operations Team.  HCC is licensed by the Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service to carry out DBS checks.  The Safe Staffing Team manages and maintains this on behalf of HCC, carrying out DBS checks for all HCC departments and maintained schools.  In addition we offer a traded service to external organisations including academies and Early Years settings/PVIs.
We also offer a specialist annual Single Central Record (SCR) Service for 500 + Schools and Academies.  This includes a specially adapted up to date spreadsheet, detailed guidance, support as well as an annual audit of the spreadsheet (including feedback). 
The Safe Staffing Team provide specialist advice/guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, DBS Eligibility, Risk Assessments and the process of Trace management to HCC departments, HCC maintained schools, as well as Academies that procure our services.
If you are an Academy, Independent or Free school and are interested in our DBS services please email: or refer to our website:

If you are interested in our SCR Audit and Support Service please email:

Alternatively please give the team a call on: 01992 555895