The personal information collected on this application will be used for the purposes of recruitment and selection for the role you have applied for, or other roles you may be suitable for within the College.
If appointed this form will form part of your employment record. The information will not be used for any other purpose nor will it be disclosed to any third party. The College’s policy on retention of information is that all recruitment records are destroyed six months after the closing date for positions (except for information on successful applicants).
All personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and you have certain rights in respect of your information. These can be seen in the College’s Privacy Notice which is available on the website.
The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Safeguarding and Child Protection Statement
Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo several safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.
Wellington College uses the DBS Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust. The College complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants fairly. The College undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure based on conviction or any other information revealed. The College considers it essential that the confidential and personal information contained in the Disclosure issued from the DBS is used fairly and sensibly to avoid unfair discrimination of applicants for appointments at the College.
The DBS code of practice can be found at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure people are recruited, selected, trained and promoted based on job requirements, skills, abilities and other objective criteria. The College will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, sexuality, disability, age, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified as being necessary for the safe performance of the job.
As an organisation using the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) to assess applicants’ ability for positions of trust, Wellington College complies fully with the DBS code of practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. It does not discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure based on conviction or other information revealed.
As a responsible employer, we have a duty to prevent illegal working in the UK by carrying out document checks on all applicants before employing them to confirm they have a right to work here. If your application is successful, we will ask you to bring along to your interview original copies of your passport, relevant unexpired work visa or immigration approval. Please note that if you require immigration approval or a specific working visa to work in the UK, any offer of employment made will be conditional on the necessary approvals being obtained.