Summary of AccessNI checks

Nature of work

Legal obligation

Type of check

Working beyond the passenger security check in an airport

(for example, as an airport employee, in a shop or on the runways)

Department for Transport Regulations

Basic

Working in a care or residential home with adults

DHSSPS standards

Enhanced

Working in domiciliary care with adults

DHSSPS standards

Enhanced

Working in a day care setting with children and childminding

DHSSPS standards

Enhanced

Taxi driving licence

Road Traffic (NI) Order 1981

Enhanced, but without a barred list check

Fostering of children

Childrens Act 1989 or Childrens(NI) Order 1987

Enhanced

Adoption of children

Adoption (NI) Order 1987

Enhanced

For some other types of work, employers will require an AccessNI check as this is part of the terms and conditions of employment.  For example:

Nature of work

Type of check

Posts in the Northern Ireland Civil Service and certain other public bodies

Basic

Working within the security guarding sector

Standard*

*The Security Industry Authority will sponsor this


A summary of the information disclosed on each level of check is set out below along with an explanation of some of the terms used.

Level of Check

Unspent Convictions

Spent Convictions

Barred Lists

Relevant Police Information

Basic

yes

No

no

no

Standard

yes

Yes

no

no

Enhanced

yes

Yes

yes

yes



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Get in touch with us

Address

AccessNI Checks
23 Pickford Road, Bexleyheath,
Kent, United Kingdom,
DA7 4AT