Please refer to the job description and person specification
Please include future aspirations and additional skills or knowledge which may support your application.
Please provide your full employment history from leaving school, most recent first. If there are gaps between your employment dates, please explain these.
Due to the nature of our business, we reserve the right to contact any previous employer for a reference, we will request references from all employers where you have worked with vulnerable groups.
From the most recent training qualifications please list the Schools, Colleges, Universities and workplace training, you have attended, with dates, awards and qualifications obtained with levels and grades achieved.
(Should you be selected for interview please provide certificates of relevant qualifications and reserve the right to check with the relevant awarding body).
Referencing our prospective staff is a crucial to safeguarding the children and young people we support. We take our duties in obtaining references very seriously.
We require a reference from your current or last employer, and the prior employer to cover 5 years’ service. We always ask for references from previous employment which has included supporting those with vulnerabilities (this may be via telephone).
A character reference is required from someone who has known you outside of your employment, who is not related to you and, has known you for more than two years.
By signing this application form, you are giving SW Education & Care permission to contact your references.
Are you eligible to work in the UK?
Please note that you will be required to provide evidence of this at interview. Examples of evidence you can use to prove your eligibility to work in the UK can be found here: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/evidence-support-your-right-work-uk )
Regarding the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the above ACT. Applicants are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions/cautions/official police warnings, which for other purposes would be regarded as ‘spent’, and in the event of employment, any failure to disclose information about convictions / cautions will result in dismissal. If you have been convicted of a criminal offence, please give details including all relevant dates in the space below. (Information given will be treated in the strictest confidence).
Have you been convicted of an offence, or had an offence dealt with by way of a caution or official police warning? Yes/No (tick as appropriate and sign here)
If you have ticked ‘YES’ please describe the offence, the sentence and any circumstances you believe are relevant on the additional notes section at the end of this application form.
Please note that this post is subject to the requirement for an Enhanced Disclosure Application from the Disclosure and Barring Service
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are conditional to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check to ensure that the candidate is eligible to work in this sector as defined by the Department of Education and Ofsted. Having an entry on record does not automatically exclude a candidate from employment and their appointment will be at the discretion of the Directors of SW Education & Care. However, under vetting and barring regulations certain offences automatically cause a candidate to be excluded from working in this sector.
If you would like to discuss any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact SW Education & Care Ltd.
In signing this application form, you are confirming that its contents are true and honest, and there are no omissions of relevant information.
The information provided is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998. The company will process data principally for personnel, administrative and payroll purposes.