Birmingham City Council

How to Apply Steps 5 + 6

Step Five: Job Offer

If successful at interview, your job offer will be subject to clearance of the following pre-employment checks

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)) Clearance:- For posts where there is contact with children, young people and vulnerable adults, a DBS Disclosure will be required. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions) Order 1975 does not allow employees with access to children, young persons under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults the right to withhold information regarding previous criminal convictions, cautions and warnings, including those regarded as 'spent' - all must be declared. A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.

Right To Work Documentation:- Successful candidates will need to provide evidence of their identity and Right to Work in the UK. Right to Work documentation will be fully checked for all new starters. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have approval from the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.

Medical Clearance:- Following a job offer you will be sent a pre-employment medical form to complete, this must be completed and returned. Medical clearance must be given before a start date can be confirmed.

Qualifications:- Some jobs may ask for formal qualifications, this will be indicated on the person specification, You will need to provide evidence of such qualifications.

References:- On your application form you are asked to give two referees. More information on references can be found in the Application Form Guidance Notes ,Section 11: References

Step Six: Starting Work with Us

Once the pre-employment clearance checks have been successfully completed, a start date will be confirmed. You may need to work an initial probation period.

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