Pre-Employment Information

If you are successful, you will receive a formal written offer of employment from the Human Resources Section. Please note that only the Human Resources Section or the Registrar or Vice-Chancellor have authority to make offers of employment.

The appointment will be subject to the relevant conditions of service, which will be made available to candidates invited to interview. In most cases, these will also be available on the University website. Copies may be obtained from the Human Resources Section.

Pre-Employment Health Assessment

A Pre-Employment Health Assessment will be conducted for posts requiring specific pre-employment screening. This will involve completing one or more medical questionnaires which will be considered by the University’s Occupational Health Service.

In the majority of cases medical clearance will be decided on the basis of the questionnaire(s), although under certain circumstances depending on the nature of the work to be undertaken or because of the candidate’s medical history they may be required to attend for a medical examination before clearance is confirmed.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

If the position you have applied for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 you will be subject to a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

Applicants are encouraged to declare as soon as possible, details of any criminal convictions, cautions or reprimands and final warnings and any other information that may have a bearing on their suitability for the post to the relevant recruiting team HR Manager.