Our Selection Process

  

Our Selection Process

• All applicants must complete a relevant application form, whether they are applying for an employed status position or a self-employed role. Those submitting CVs only will not receive an interview because of our commitment to safeguarding and safer recruitment.
• Shortlisted candidates will be given as much notice as possible and minimum of 5 working days before an interview date.
• All candidates will be assessed objectively against the selection criteria set out in the person specification. Only candidates who meet all the essential criteria should be short-listed.
• The selection process must include two or more of the following selection methods, depending on the role; i) Initial telephone discussion ii) Interview with competency-based questions iii) Interview with safeguarding based questions iv) Presentation
• Competence will be measured in terms of demonstrated skill, knowledge and experience against pre-determined selection criteria. Personal aptitude may be measured by psychological testing.
• Interview questions and the structure of the interview should be consistently applied to all candidates and should be based on the person specification.
• Notes of the interview and any other notes on the candidate taken during the recruitment and selection process should be kept on file following the selection process and will be kept for a maximum of 6 months following the selection process if the candidate was unsuccessful. Where the candidate has been successful, notes will be kept within their personnel file for up to one calendar year.

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