Step 2/8 Nationality and Work Permits
Are you a British or Swiss National or a National of the European Economic Area (EEA) or from Romania or Bulgaria? *
Do you have a valid work permit enabling you to work in the UK? *
* You are a national of the EEA if you are a national of one of the following countries:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.
If you are unsure of your eligibility to work in the UK, or if you know that you are unable to work in the UK without a sponsor for a work permit, please visit
http://www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/ where you will find information on the various options open to Foreign Nationals who want to come and work in the UK.
Declaration of Criminal Record
The position you are applying for is listed in Schedule 1, Part II of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975, Active Assistance is entitled to ask Exempted Questions as defined by Section 113(5) of the Police Act 1997 about you. From October 2003, Active Assistance is required by the Domiciliary Care Agencies Regulations 2002 to acquire a criminal record certificate in relation to any person who is a care manager or domiciliary care worker.
This means that if your application is successful we will obtain from the Criminal Records Bureau a criminal record certificate relating to you, before your appointment is confirmed. You are however encouraged to tell us about your criminal record before we obtain a criminal record certificate.
Have you ever been warned, cautioned or convicted of a criminal offence?*
Please give details
Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. Active Assistance has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and we will give you a copy of it on request.
Active Assistance observes the "Code of Practice for Registered Persons and Other Recipients of Disclosure Information" published by the Criminal Records Bureau at www.crb.gov.uk on behalf of the Home Office, and we will give you a copy of it on request.