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FAQs

Is there an alternative to an online application?

Yes, as a disability confident employer we actively encourage applications from the whole community and we can offer a number of alternatives. Please contact recruitment to hear about any of these options.

I'm coming for an interview, do the Trust reimburse travel costs and where can I park?

Unfortunately the Trust does not reimburse travel costs. For car parking we suggest using one of the NCP's around the city. Follow this link to see where is best for you to park https://www.ncp.co.uk/.

Do you offer accommodation for staff?

Take a look at our accommodation pages for more information.

How long does the recruitment process usually take?

The recruitment team aim to complete all pre-employment checks within 15 working days. However, this is heavily reliant on your engagement with the process. If you have any issues please contact Resourcing on 0117 34 25000 option 1.

I need to complete an Occupational Health Assessment. How do I do this?

- You will find a link in your conditional offer that will explain how to complete the Occupational Health Assessment. If you have any issues completing this please contact the Occupational Health team on 0117 34 23400.

Do I have to pay for a DBS?

No, currently the Trust pays for all DBS checks.

How long will it take for my DBS to clear?

A DBS check can take anywhere between 1 and 60 days depending on the level of check and how many local police authorities you have lived in. Unfortunately, the Trust cannot escalate any cases with the DBS until the application has reached 60 days.

How long is the corporate induction?

There are a variety of induction programmes that you might be placed on in your first week of employment with us.

Depending on your induction it could last 1 1/2 days or up to 5 days. Please check your programme manual for details, or click here to find out more.

What's the dress code for induction?

For induction you should attend in a smart-casual attire, no jeans.

When do I find out about my salary?

All of our job adverts show what band you will paid and the salary range of that band. Should you want to discuss this further you can explore this with your appointing manager at interview or after you have received confirmation of your offer. The Trust has an internal process to sanction salary above the bottom of the band.

Should I hand in my notice?

The Trust suggests that you do not hand in your notice at your current job until you have received your unconditional offer of employment as the Trust can at any given time withdraw your conditional offer.

When do I get paid?

Payday for the Trust is the 27th of the month. If this date falls on a weekend or bank holiday you will be paid the Friday before the 27th.

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