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Work Experience - Safer Recruitment Service

Work Location
Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate  EX2 7NL
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Apprenticeships/Training Programmes/Courses
Salary details
Job term
Training Programme/Course
Appointment type
Various Hours
Closing Date
01 September 2019
Interview date
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We are looking for a Post 16 student to come and join us for one week in the Safer Recruitment Service. 

This is a busy, small and friendly team supporting Devon County Council, Schools, Academies and external organisations, by providing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application and support service. The team support Managers and employers by providing access to Criminal records, by way of an application service.   You can read more about the work of the Safer Recruitment Service team at; https://www.devon.gov.uk/working-devon-county-council/safer-recruitment-service/

This placement will involve learning about how employers and organisations can access criminal record information regarding employees, as well as other associated vetting and pre-employment checks:

-       DBS checks

-       Overseas Police checks

-       DBS Barred List checks

-       Verifying identity checks

The person we are looking for should have or be looking to develop: 

-       Good all-round communication skills

-       An interest in recruitment

-       Attention to detail

-       An interest in how to apply legislation to criminal record checking

-       An ability to work as part of a team

-       An interest in understanding how employers ensure potential employees are suitable

-       Ability to manage your time and work to deadlines

If you are interested in applying for this placement, please write an expression of interest of up to one page of A4. You should include why you are interested in the placement, how you meet the skills required or why you wish to develop those skills, what course(s) you are currently studying, what you are planning on doing after college and any work experience you already have. If you have any specific areas of interest within the Council, please include this as we will try to accommodate this within your placement if you are successful.

Please give some thought as to how you will travel to Great Moor House each day. Unfortunately, Devon County Council cannot reimburse any travel expenses to and from this placement.

If you have any questions, please direct these to your tutor in the first instance. Please send your expressions of interest to: workexperience-mailbox@devon.gov.uk by 1st September 2019.

Please visit https://new.devon.gov.uk/workingfordevon/  for more information about working with Devon County Council. You may also be interested in our Apprenticeship page https://new.devon.gov.uk/workingfordevon/work-in/apprenticeships/


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