(please provide most recent employer first)
Most recent employer
Previous work History
Please detail your most recent 2 employers / recent place of study. The first one should be your present or most recent employer. If only 1 can be provided then please detail a professional character referee for the 2nd reference. Additional references will be obtained where required. We cannot accept two references from the same company. Any offer of employment with Ailsa Care is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.
Most recent employer / place of study.
Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post in exempt from the provisions of section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 (As amended).
Applicants are therefore required to provide information about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings or any other criminal record information which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act.
Any information provided will be treated completely confidentially and will be considered only in relation to positions to which the order applies.
Ailsa Care will use the information you provide in this application pack for the purpose of processing your application and monitoring the recruitment process. Should your application be successful, we may be required to share some of the information you provide with statutory bodies including the Care Inspectorate and the Department of Work and Pensions.
The information you provide in this pack will be stored securely and will not be retained longer than necessary. Unsuccessful applications will not normally be kept for longer than a year. You have a right to access the information that Ailsa Care Services holds on you. If you would like to do this, please contact the HR Department.
Ailsa Care has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, which is available to all applicants. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working, this will depend on the nature of the position together with the circumstances and background of any particular offences.
I certify that the information contained within this application form, my CV and any attachments provided are truthful and accurate. I understand that withholding, or providing false information may affect my application. I understand that any offer of employment will be subject to the verification of my Right to Work in the UK including verifications of any qualifications.
I agree to the information for which I have provided (which may include sensitive or personal data) being used or shared as necessary for the legitimate purposes connected with recruitment and selection.
The information supplied above may be verified by Ailsa Care Services. I consent to the processing of data in accordance with the current Data Protection legislation.
I agree to inform Ailsa Care of any change to my information / circumstances which may affect my application.
Ailsa Care is committed to the promotion of equal opportunity in all services provided and is committed to ensuring all staff employed will equally promote this policy. We welcome all applications from people who feel they are able to carry out the required duties regardless of previous experience. If there is any way we can support you to apply for this post, please contact the above number. Ailsa care Services has adopted the two tick’s disability symbol and will interview all applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy.
Successful applicants will be required to join the PVG scheme -
The Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG Scheme), which delivers on the provisions outlined in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 will:
• Help to ensure that those who have regular contact with children and protected adults through paid and unpaid work do not have a known history of harmful behaviour. Disclosure information will not be used for any other purpose than in connection with this application and a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to employment. We will check professional registers: SSSC, NMC and other professional bodies.
All successful applicants will be required to join the PVG scheme. The fees to join this scheme are £59 for a new member and £18 for an existing member. The fees must be paid by the successful applicant prior to employment.
Please sign below if you agree to the above agreement.
This is part of Ailsa Care Services drive to become more environmentally friendly and save waste.
Rate of Pay
You will be paid per client equivalent to £9 per hour. We endeavour to fill the runs to full capacity, however there may be occasions where this is not possible. For example, if a service user cancels a visit or is in hospital etc. You will be paid by BACS transfer on a four weekly basis.
You will receive a basic 16 hour contract, however full-time hours are always available to individuals who are willing to travel. There is no limit to the additional hours you can take and this is paid at your normal rate of pay. All contracts are issued on a 3 month fixed term basis and will be reviewed within the 3 month term.
It is a requirement that you work every second weekend and your hours of work will be allocated to you based on the availability you gave at interview. The availability agreement you signed is binding and you cannot apply for a change in this availability until you have worked for Ailsa Care for a minimum of 26 consecutive weeks.
Your annual leave entitlement is 5.6 weeks, inclusive of bank holidays. The holiday year runs from 1st January to 31st December. You are not permitted to take any annual leave between 14th December and 14th January. All staff are provided with the choice of whether they wish to work Christmas or New Year and this is allocated on a first come / first serve basis.
Please confirm you have read and fully understand the above:
If no, please complete the table below to indicate when you are available.
I can confirm that, if I am successful at interview and offered a position within Ailsa Care Services, I understand that I am being offered a position based on my availability stated on my application form and at interview.
Any request to change my availability at a later date will be reviewed on an individual basis and is not guaranteed.