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New Recruitment Process for 2018

Date: 29 December 2017

Information relating to a new Expenditure Review Board is now live on People First. 

The pages include details on the new process and links to new electronic forms, which are required for requests.

Managers and colleagues who regularly submit recruitment requests have tested the new forms and provided positive feedback.

If you already have recruitment requests in progress, the timeline for these are as follows:

  • Friday 29th December – a report of all posts currently in process up to conditional offer, will be sent to the relevant Executive Director by the recruitment team. The Director will be asked to recommend whether or not to continue with this recruitment.
  • Thursday 4th January - Executive Directors will be asked to confirm the outcome of their review for ERB approval.
  • Friday 5th January - ERB to review all recruitment in progress taking into account the Executive Directors’ recommendations.
  • Monday 8th January - confirmation of the outcome of the ERB meeting held on 5th January

New Requests for recruitment, higher starting salary, responsibility allowance

  • Friday 29th December - the People First Recruitment pages detail the new process and provide links to the new electronic forms for you to complete:
  • Recruitment
  • Higher starting salary
  • Responsibility allowance payments
  • Monday 8th January - collation of all electronic forms submitted for the relevant Executive Director to review and return by Thursday 11th January with their recommendation. Please note any Authority to Recruit forms submitted from 29th December onwards will be returned and you will be asked to complete the new electronic form
  • Thursday 11th January - Executive Directors to confirm the outcome of their review for ERB approval.
  • Friday 12th January - ERB meeting to take place taking into account the Executive Directors’ recommendations
  • Monday 15th January - confirmation of the outcomes of ERB meeting held on 12th January.

Where recruitment requests are approved, Recruitment will contact recruiting managers to set up a commissioning call during this week

The process will continue until further notice.

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