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DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Checks and ECB Vetting

All organisations working with children have safeguarding responsibilities and clear requirements placed upon them by legislation. This applies whether you are a club, league, panel or another organisation. Legislation exists to ensure safer recruitment practices are followed, including Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for those in regulated activity. For more information please visit the ECB website.

The roles in cricket that require an ECB DBS check are:

  • Age Group Team Manager, All Stars / Dynamos Children’s Activator, All Stars / Dynamos Children’s Helper, Assistant Coach, Captain / Vice captain, Club Safeguarding Officer, Coach, County Safeguarding Officer, Junior Supervisor, League Safeguarding Officer, Physiotherapist, Safeguarding Recruiter, Team Manager, Umpire, Volunteer Coordinator
  • Children's Cricket Agent, Children’s Cricket Talent Scout, Children Academy Director, Disability Cricket Manager, Education Advisor, Medical Staff, Personal Development Manager, Psychologist, Strength/Conditioning Coach

Applying for an ECB DBS check is straightforward, If you require an ECB DBS certificate please contact our Welfare and Safeguarding Officer.

For renewal of your DBS, you will receive an email annually requiring you to log in and give consent to be rechecked and also confirm your personal details, such as: Role / Club / volunteer or paid status.

Welfare & Safeguarding Officer

Cath Causey, who can be contacted via