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Recruitment information for candidates

Qualifications and requirements

Qualifications

If you are required to hold a particular qualification, it is your responsibility to provide the relevant certification, to prove you are suitably qualified.

If a post requires you to take training or additional qualifications then, by accepting this post, you are agreeing to do the training or take the qualifications. Failure to produce documentary evidence of qualifications or undertake required courses/training may result in the termination of your employment.

Medical examination

To ensure the post will not have a detrimental effect on your health or your health on your work, you will have to complete a medical questionnaire on appointment and may be required to have a medical before the appointment can be offered formally. This is to confirm that you are able to satisfactorily carry out the post without any impact on your health (taking account of any reasonable adjustments required).

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

If the position you are applying for meets the definition of regulated activity under the Protection of Freedom Act 2012, appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check with barred list check.

If the positions meet Schedule 4 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Employment can commence once the check has been satisfactorily completed. If a candidate has a conviction on their DBS check, an assessment of the relevance and impact of the conviction in relation to the post will be done to determine if the job offer can be confirmed.

If you require information on NCC’s Policy for employing individuals with convictions, or information regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks policy and procedure including how DBS information is retained, stored and disposed, please contact dbs@norfolk.gov.uk

It is a serious criminal offence to knowingly apply for posts when you have been barred from working with children/young people and/or vulnerable adults.

Right to work in the UK

Before you can start working for NCC a check will need to be carried out to ensure you are eligible to work legally in the UK in line with current legislation. You must supply proof of your entitlement to work in the UK by producing certain documents and will be asked to provide these at interview if you are shortlisted.

Further information on working in the UK can be found on the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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