Please read and complete all sections
If you are successful you will be required to provide relevant evidence of the above details prior to your appointment.
If now unemployed give details of last employer
Please cover the last 10 years and state nature of business (most recent employer first)
Please list highest qualifications first
Please state level of membership
Please give details of any training and development courses or non-qualifications courses which support your application. Include any on the job training as well as formal courses.
Please use this section to detail how your experience meets each of the Essential and Desirable Criteria as outlined under ‘Personal Specification’ section of the Job Description. Applicants must clearly demonstrate specific examples of their experience, including dates and your job title at the time.
Abilities, skills, knowledge and experience.
Please use this section to detail any other information you feel would be relevant to your application.
You are encouraged to include experience of any voluntary/unpaid activities that you have been involved in.
If including qualifications, please state the date they were obtained and the grade /level achieved.
NOW Group adhere to the AccessNI Code of Practice and it is our policy to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure for employees who will be working within our service delivery teams. This check will be completed before employment commences and only if successful at interview. For further information please refer to the Access NI Code of Practice at http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/accessni
It is a criminal offence for a person to knowingly apply for a position which they are barred from.
A copy of our policy on the secure handling, use storage and retention of information is available on request.
In line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions)(NI) Order 1979 ( as amended in 2014), NOW Group’s will only ask about convictions which are defined as “not protected” for the purposes of obtaining a Standard or Enhanced disclosure. Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.
Do you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are ‘not protected’ as defined by
The Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions)(Amendment) Order (NI) 2014?
A copy of our policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available on request.
This Act protects people with disabilities from unlawful discrimination. We actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. The Disability Discrimination Act defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and adverse long term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day to day activities. (See Guidance Notes).
We will try to provide access, equipment or other practical support to ensure that people with disabilities can compete on equal terms with non-disabled people.
Please give the names and addresses of your two most recent employers both of which should be in a line management position (if applicable). If you are unable to do this, please clearly outline who your references are.
Please complete the following declaration and sign it in the appropriate place below. If this declaration is not completed and signed, your application will not be considered.
I acknowledge that NOW is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers and to this end I agree it may use information provided on this form for prevention and detection of crime and it may share this information with other bodies solely for these purposes. I hereby give consent to such collection, storage and processing of my personal data and I agree that the information given on this form maybe used for data registration purposes.
I hereby certify that:
all the information given by me on this form is correct to the best of my knowledge
all questions relating to me have been accurately and fully answered
I possess all the qualifications which I claim to hol
I have read and, if appointed, am prepared to accept the conditions set out in the conditions
of employment and the job description.
I confirm that all information is correct, please sign & date
(NB. Candidates selected for interview will normally be notified within three weeks of the closing date. Unfortunately applicants who do not hear from NOW must conclude that their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for your interest in this post. If you would like to know if we have received your application form please enclose a stamped addressed post card.
NOW undertakes that it will treat any personal information (that is data from which you can be identified, such as your name, address, email address etc) that you provide to us, or that we obtain from you, in accordance with GDPR requirements. NOW Groups’s Privacy Notice is available on our website www.nowgroup.org.
If you are returning this form by email, you will be asked to sign your application at interview.
Please select which applies to you
Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, a disability is defined as, “a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities”.
Monitoring information is required for statistical purposes only, please ensure that your form is returned in a separate envelope marked “Monitoring Officer”.
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