Human Resources

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Recruiting & hiring

Recruiting staff

As soon as you have a recruiting requirement, you can log in and start to complete the online Staff Request Form, which will guide you through the whole process from:

Preparing to recruit  > shortlisting & interviewoffer & appointment

Employing staff for the first time

The main things you need to consider when employing people for the first time, or if you've never hired an employee before, include the different types of contractsecondments and the University's Recruitment & Selection Code of Practice.

There are some specific aspects of recruitment that you should be aware of for Professorial and Research staff.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) is now the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - find out whether your role requires a check and if it does, what level of check.

Eligibility to work in the UK

Find out if a potential employee has the right to work in the UK and what documents employers should check.

Hourly paid workers

What you'll need to do if you have a requirement for someone to work on an hourly paid basis.

Visitors and honorary staff

What you'll need to do if you wish to invite a visitor, sponsored researcher or appoint an honorary member of staff.