Responsibility for recruitment and selection is devolved to managers throughout the College.
Vacancy Authorisation Flowchart
Flowchart of the steps needed to be followed to get a new vacancy authorised.
Recruitment and Selection
What to do to get someone in post lawfully and in accordance with College policy and practice is set out in the College's Code of Practice on Recruitment and Selection.
Good Practice in Recruitment and Selection
More explanation and advice is available.
Certification to recruit
It is College policy that all those participating in recruitment panels have demonstrated the appropriate knowledge and skills. This is usually done by attending the one day fair selection and recruitment course. Alternatively if you have received prior training in recruitment and selection and pass the online test, you need not attend the one day course.
If you are not sure what is right for you, please have a look on the flow chart below:
To book the one day course click here and enter course code hr001:
Every 3 years you will need to attend a refresher course (1 hour 30 min), please find information on the Equality Training page
To take the fair selection and recruitment test please contact Bertille:
PLEASE NOTE: the test is ONLY for new staff member who have been trained in a different organisation and want to certify acquire prior learning
If you have any queries about the process please contact Bertille Calinaud on ext 5585
Criminal Records Bureau
Certain roles within the College will require a screening from the Criminal Records Bureau. Please see the Criminal Records Bureau page for information for departments, institutes and applicants. The College also has a policy;
If you want to apply for a job with the College please see our current vacancies page.
Advice for International Staff about working in the UK
Have a look at part of our website which is dedicated to giving new staff from overseas the right advice on settling in the UK.