IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR A JOB WITH US
We will normally ask you to apply for a vacancy via our online recruitment system. During the recruitment process, the information you give us may include your name, age, contact details, details of your education, your employment history, emergency contact details, immigration status, financial information (if we need to carry out financial background checks), documentary evidence of your identity and national insurance number. You may decide to share other information with us if you think it is relevant to your application. Where appropriate and in accordance with UK laws, we may also collect information related to your health, diversity information or details of any criminal convictions which we will need your agreement to use.
If we ask to collect information which we need your consent to gather and use then we will:
- tell you why we need this
- ask for your agreement to use it
- tell you about how you can withdraw your agreement
We’ll let you know more about this if we need to ask you to give us such information.
Information we collect about you.As well as you giving us information, we may gather it from other organisations connected with your previous employment which hold it.
Information we receive from other sources about you and which we may share with them.Along with the information you may give us, we may gather information about you from other organisations or sources, such as in relation to your previous employment.
We may ask for a reference from a person you have given as a referee. We may also receive information about you from past employers, educational establishments, examining bodies and employment and recruitment consultants who contact us or whom we contact. We may obtain details about you from other third-party sources like ‘LinkedIn’ and other job-related websites and social networks and online channels.
How we use your information.We will use your personal data:
- to store your details;
- to contact you to process applications for roles and positions we advertise as current vacancies;
- to contact referees for references about you;
- to process, with your agreement, information about your health or details about criminal convictions if they are required for the role you have applied for.
How long we will keep your information as a candidate.If you accept an offer of employment with us, we will keep your information for as long as you are employed by us and for six years after that. If your application is unsuccessful or you do not accept an offer of employment then we will keep only your application and assessment information. We will keep this for six months and will then destroy it.