Frequently Asked Questions at Preferred Candidate (Conditional Offer) Stage
I’ve been told I’m the “Preferred Candidate” - what happens next?
All our offers are subject to satisfactory Pre-employment checks - References, Occupational Health (Medical) Screening and where appropriate, PVG Scheme Membership/Disclosure Scotland Clearance.
Pre-employment checks take time and cannot start without your participation
You will receive a Preferred Candidate Letter shortly after your interview outlining the next steps
This is a Confidential Document that should ONLY be returned to the Occupational Health Department within 3 working days of receiving your preferred candidate email
Posts that required PVG Scheme Membership OR Disclosure Scotland Check
For more information on Disclosure Scotland visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
How long will the process take as my current manager is looking for an indication of when I will be handing my notice in?
This will depend wholly on you completing and returning the appropriate paperwork required, you may be asked to attend Occupational Health your referee’s returning the references promptly
When should I hand in my notice in current employment?
When your new manager approves the pre employment checks, they will phone and agree a start. You can now hand in your notice with this verbal confirmation which recruitment will follow up in writing.
I am internal and have shown ID at my interview do I require to send further copies?
For interview purposes the panel require to confirm you are the person they are interviewing, for audit purposes we require a copy for your personal file.