pdf Pre-Employment and Employment Checks Policy (217 KB)

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust recognises and accepts its responsibilities to provide good standards of care and treatment to patients, by appropriately qualified and statutory registered professional practitioners.

The Trust has adopted the NHS Employment Check Standards published by NHS Employers. These standards include those checks that are required by law and those that are Department of Health Policy https://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/recruit/employment-checks

These Guidelines set out the procedures to be followed in relation to pre-employment checks and take into account current legislation relating to employment, equality, diversity and inclusion, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), rehabilitation of offenders, safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and NHS guidance.

If you would like to see the Equality & Human Rights Impact Analysis (EHRIA), please click on the link below:

pdf EHRIA Employment Checks Policy Final 2020 (387 KB)