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  • References

    Please name two people who we can contact for references. This can include one reference from a close friend or relative and one from a current or former employer / someone in a position of responsibility.
  • In what capacity do they know you?

    The information which you provide on this form and obtained from other relevant sources will be used to process your application for volunteering. The personal information which you give us will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our volunteering process.

    If you succeed in your application and take up volunteering with the Trust, the information will be used in the administration of your volunteering placement and to provide you with information about us. We may also use the information if there is a complaint or legal challenge relevant to this volunteering process.

    We may check the information collected, with third parties or with other information held by us. We may also use or pass to certain third parties information to prevent or detect crime, to protect public funds, or in other ways as permitted by law.

    By returning the application form, you are agreeing to the processing of sensitive personal data (as described above), in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any information given will be treated in confidence and used only in connection with this application. We comply fully with the DBS Code of Practice regarding the correct handling, use, storage, retention and disposal of disclosure information. We also comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other relevant legislation pertaining to the safe handling, use, storage, retention and disposal of disclosure information.

    WORK WITH VULNERABLE PEOPLE

    If the post being applied for involves providing services to children or vulnerable adults, appointment will be subject to the relevant level of check with the Disclosure Barring Service.

    Details of the DBS requirements relating to the post will be fully explained at the interview stage and before any checks are undertaken.

    CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS

    The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.

    The disclosure of a current or spent conviction or caution does not necessarily mean that your application will not be progressed.

    Please provide details of any convictions or cautions not covered by the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013).

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