DBS Checks

All adults who have regular supervisory contact with young people must undertake DBS disclosure through the RFU within Four Weeks of their appointment to a position which involves regular supervisory contact with young people. The RFU does not accept DBS’s obtained through third parties, e.g. schools, local authorities or other sports governing bodies. All staff and volunteers must renew their RFU DBS disclosure every 3 years

To qualify for an Enhanced DBS check, the employment or position must be classed as a Regulated Activity. Within a rugby setting, the position must meet the following criteria in order to be deemed Regulated Activity –

Activity: Teaching, training, instruction, care or supervision of children, carried out by the same person frequently (once a week or more often), or on 4 or more days in a 30-day period, or overnight, all on an unsupervised basis.

DBS Eligibility Criteria – please click on the link

DBS Eligibility Criteria