Employment at Rossall School is subject to a successful Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check to ensure your suitability of working in close proximity to children;
ON LINE SEARCH
The School will carry out online searches for all shortlisted candidates for all roles. The search will be carried out by someone not involved in the decision-making process and in most cases this will be carried out by a member of the HR Department. A google search will be carried out using the candidate’s name and any previous names that have been declared. Search results will be passed on to the interview panel that include examples of offensive or inappropriate behaviour or language, inappropriate images, discriminatory behaviour and any other information that may raise concern as to an applicant’s suitability to work with children. This can then be raised with the individual at interview. When information is discovered that raises cause for concern, but the identity cannot be confirmed conclusively, the panel will be advised to proceed with caution and try and verify the identity first before discussing the content. Where online searches do not reveal any information, a note of this will be made on the candidate’s notes, along with the search criteria used, the date and the initials of the staff member carrying it out. Only information relating to the search results, where this has been discussed with the candidate, should be retained along with a record of the discussions and decisions made with respect to it. Where online searches reveal details of a candidate’s spent convictions, the requirements of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will need to be considered.
Please give the name of two referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer:
I confirm that the details given on this form are correct and I acknowledge that this is a legal document and any misrepresentation of facts may lead to disciplinary action, possibly dismissal from the School:
Any information given will be completely confidential and will be considered only in relation to applications for positions within the School.
In order to keep and maintain accurate records relating to your employment, it is necessary for the School to record, hold and process personal information relating to you, both on computer and/or in hard copy form. To the extent that it is reasonably necessary in connection with your employment and the performance of the School’s role as your employer, Rossall School may disclose this data to other organisations such as payroll agencies and the Inland Revenue.
By signing this you consent to the recording, processing use, disclosure and transfer by Rossall Corporation of personal data relating to you. This does not affect your rights to request copies of the personal information held, information about how the data is used and the parties to whom any of the information may be disclosed pursuant to the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
The GDPR and Staff Privacy Notices can be viewed on the School website: https://rossall.org.uk/policies/