Pre-employment checks

Pre-employment checks

Checks before employment

As part of the interview process you may be required to undertake relevant pre-employment checks. These may include but are not limited to the following.

Referee checks

The convenor of the interview panel will ask for your permission to contact your nominated referees to confirm or verify what is stated in your application and during your interview.

If we are unable to contact your nominated referees within a suitable time period we will contact you and ask you to provide alternative referees.

Criminal history record check

A number of positions at the City are identified as requiring a criminal history check. The City will conduct the check on your behalf.

If the position you are applying for requires a criminal history record check, you will be given the appropriate forms to complete, which you will need to return to the City along with 100 points of identification.

The results of your criminal history check will be kept confidential by the recruitment team. 

Pre-employment health assessment

All recommended applicants are required to undertake a pre-employment health assessment as part of the recruitment process.

A number of positions within the City are identified as requiring a pre-employment medical check. There is no fee associated with the health assessment.

All other positions require a health declaration form to be completed.

Your health assessment/health declaration will be kept confidential by the recruitment team.

Working with children check

A current working with children check will be required for applicants recommended to be employed in a child-related position.

Checks will be conducted in accordance with current legislation.

Last updated: Wednesday, 9 March 2016