(if other please specify below)
Under the Parental Leave Regulations 1999, and the Employment Act 2002, parents are allowed to request leave where certain conditions are met. The number of weeks taken is cumulative across employers and it is therefore a requirement of your employment to inform React Support Services of the total number of weeks you have taken to date.
This section of the application form is not made available during the shortlisting process. The information collected is for monitoring purposes only and will help the organisation analyse the profile and makeup of applicants and appointees to jobs in support of their equal opportunities.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act helps rehabilitated ex-offenders back into work by allowing them not to declare criminal convictions after the rehabilitation period set by the Court has elapsed and the convictions become "spent". During the rehabilitation period, convictions are referred to as "unspent" convictions and must be declared to employers. Before you can be considered for appointment we ne-ed to be satisfied about your character and suitability. React Support Services Ltd aims to promote equality of opportunity and is committed to treating all applicants for positions fairly and on merit regardless of race, gender, marital status, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation and age. React Support Services Ltd undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against applicants on the basis of a criminal conviction or other information declared. Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity and certain controlled activity from 12 October 2009 will require an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check and that disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975
In order to protect certain vulnerable groups within society, there are a number of posts that are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. As the post you have applied for falls within this category, it will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants for such posts are not entitled to withhold any information about convictions or other relevant criminal record information which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. If you are successful with this application, any failure to disclose such information could result in dismissal or disciplinary action. Any information provided will be confidential and will be considered only in relation to posts to which the Order applies. From 12 October 2009 under the terms of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), all positions involving regulated and certain controlled activity with children and vulnerable adults and which are carried out frequently, intensively or overnight will require an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. Where appropriate to the role, the CRB disclosure will include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or vulnerable adults.
Equality and Diversity
The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled people – including those with long term health conditions, learning disabilities and hidden disabilities such as dyslexia. If you tell us that you have a disability we can make reasonable adjustments to ensure that any selection process, including the interview, is fair and equitable.
Professional Details – membership or registration with professional bodies
(If you do not have a membership / registration with any professional bodies please miss out the next 3 questions)
Current employment :
Previous Employment Section
(list in order, beginning with most recent)
Previous Employment (1) -
Education, Training and Personal Development
(Proof of qualifications will be requested before appointment)
Due to the nature of the post for which you are applying, under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order 2001, you are not entitled to withhold information about convictions. Having a criminal conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of three satisfactory references (ideally two from employers). One of these must be your current or most recent employer unless you have not held a position of paid employment. If you cannot provide two employer references, please provide the name(s) of people who know you in a professional capacity (e.g. unpaid work or your most recent educational establishment). Personal references from friends or family are not acceptable. We will only contact your referees after interview and with your permission
(Please read this statement before initialing the form below)
Appointment to the job will be subject to the following: successful interview, satisfactory references, health clearance, evidence of eligibility to work in the UK, Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure and may involve completion of a Personality Profile. In returning this application, you agree that the information provided in this form and other data provided by you during the application process will be held by React Support Services Ltd (in manual or electric form) and used by React Support Services Ltd for all purposes in connection with personnel and / or administrative matters including, without limitation, management planning. All information will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988
I confirm that all the information I have given in this application form is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and has been completed in my own handwriting. I confirm I understand that React Support Services Ltd has the right to remove an offer of employment, or commence disciplinary action that might lead to dismissal after employment commences, if subsequently any of the information provided in this form or during the application process is found to be incorrect or incomplete.
Thank you for your interest in working with React Support Services Ltd!