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Our Service


Powys County Council Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Unit helps employers to make safer recruitment decisions. A number of roles, especially those involving children or vulnerable adults, are eligible for a disclosure and barring check. 

Powys County Council DBS Unit is a dedicated and experienced team based in the Gwalia in Llandrindod Wells. We can process and monitor DBS applications and provide support and advice when needed. Our service is fast, friendly and efficient. We aim to minimise the number of incorrectly completed forms sent to the DBS, thereby speeding up all parts of the service which are in our control.

Our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to support organisations recruiting people into positions of trust.

Powys County Council DBS Unit is able to process your DBS checks regardless of the size of your organisation.  The DBS Unit can process a DBS form for small organistations or a large organisation employing hundreds of staff.

Our Fully Managed Service offers: 

  • Intelligent form with automatic validation of information input
  • Applicants can complete their forms anywhere using a web-enabled PC, laptop or iPhone
  • Applicants are set up and provided with secure logon and instructions for completion of form via email
  • Online submission of form to the DBS
  • Email notification of disclosure results/information to managers
  • FAQ section
  • Automatic email reminders for non-completion of form to applicants
  • Automatic email reminders for validation and completion of ID section of form by Verification Officers.

The Benefits for You

Work with us if you need a faster, safer process that will save you time and money.  Our online system will carry out online DBS checks on your behalf, so you can take advantage of e-Bulk.


E-Bulk allows the electronic transfer of multiple applications to the DBS. This offers real benefits, including:-

  • Reducing the time and cost involved in administering your disclosure process
  • Eliminating most data error, auto validated online form
  • No paper application forms to complete
  • No postal or courier services to use
  • A much shorter processing time

We do the work for you uses the E-Bulk facility to send completed forms online, for DBS checks, electronically direct to the DBS.  A quick, effective online system eliminating most errors and validating information

  • Faster DBS disclosure results
  • Secure handling and storage of all disclosure certificates
  • Results of checks are much faster and only disclosed to nominated persons
  • A fully managed and maintained system

Call us on 01597826881 or email for further information.