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Q7. Are you free to remain and take up employment in the UK with no current immigration restrictions?
Q8. Have you got a full, clean driving licence valid in the UK? (if relevant to post applied for)

If you are successful you will be required to provide relevant evidence of the above details prior to your appointment.

Q9. To monitor the effectiveness of our advertising, please indicate where you saw this position advertised

If currently 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. 

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

It is a criminal offence for a person to knowingly apply for a position which they are barred from.

Q22. Is there any reason why you cannot work in regulated activity?

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?

Q24. Convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, please select

A copy of our policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available on request.

Q26. I provide my consent to proceed with DBS check (if required)

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).

Q27. Do you have a disability which is relevant to your application?

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.

Q29. Do you require any reasonable adjustments to attend an interview?

Employment with NOW Group is subject to two positive statements from your referees.  Please use the space below to provide details of two referees, one of which must be your most recent employer/line manager.

Q33. Are you willing for this referee to be approached prior to the interview?
Q34. Are you willing for this referee to be approached prior to the interview?

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 Group 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.             

(NB. Candidates selected for interview will normally be notified within three weeks of the closing date.  Unfortunately applicants who do not hear from NOW Group must conclude that their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  Thank you for your interest in this post.  


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

If you are returning this form by email, you will be asked to sign your application at interview.

Please select which applies to you

Community background
Marital status
Ethnic origin
Caring responsibility / dependants
Age band
Sexual orientation

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.

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