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What Services Do We Offer?

The Safe Staffing Team is part of the Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) HR Operations. The team manage and maintain HCC’s Umbrella Body status of the Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service, offering traded services with our online DBS system (HertsGuard) along with a specialist annual SCR Audit for 507 Hertfordshire Schools and Academies.

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 managed schools as well as Academies that procure our services.

If you are an Academy, Independent or Free school and are interested in our DBS Umbrella services please refer to our website

If you are interested in our SCR Audit and Support Service please call 01992 555895 or email