Our recruitment and selection policy

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We aim to attract and recruit the right people, at the right time, in the right job who can meet the current and future needs of the business. Recruitment and selection is conducted in a fair, lawful, professional and cost effective manner.

We encourage job applications from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

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Data protection

Personal data provided by you will be processed by us according to the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, for the purposes of determining the suitability of your application for employment. Any personal information will be treated confidentially and disposed of after an appropriate period.

The data will not only be used to decide if you should be short-listed, but for security vetting, equal opportunities monitoring and related research purposes (without personal identifying information in the latter case). Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties without your consent unless we are required to do so by law.