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Burnley FC and Burnley FC in the Community is committed to ensuring that applicants and employees from all sections of the community are treated equally and not discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (combined, the Equality Act 2010 Protected Characteristics).

This form assists us in monitoring who is applying for employment with us, and our adherence to equal opportunities ‘best practice’. We also ask some questions regarding disability which may assist us in determining whether any reasonable adjustments are necessary to facilitate your interview. Any information you give will only be used by the relevant member of the Senior Management team for the purpose of ensuring the effectiveness of our Equal Opportunities Policy. This form will be separated from your application, on receipt, and will be treated in the strictest confidence. If you are subsequently employed by Burnley FC and/or Burnley FC in the Community it shall be retained on your personnel le. If you are not offered employment with either organisation your application will be kept for up to 12 months and then destroyed. The information supplied on this form is used for statistical purposes only.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Equal Opportunities
We are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, potential staff, regardless of race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy/maternity, marital or civil partnership status, physical/mental disability, responsibilities for dependants or offending background.

The information you give on this form will help us ensure equality in our services to you. We recognise that you may regard some of this information as personal and we have, therefore, included an option in most questions for ‘prefer not to say’.

All information that we collect in relation to equality and diversity will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and will be stored within the Applicant Tracking System. Access to this information will be restricted to staff involved in the processing and monitoring of this data. It will be used to provide statistical information only. In completing the form below, you consent to us using your data for this purpose.
Safeguarding Self-Declaration

Burnley FC, Burnley FC in the Community and its staff are fully committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and vulnerable adults regardless of their age, gender, language, religion, ethnic background or sexual identity. We recognise that safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone who has contact with children, young people and vulnerable groups and we are dedicated to providing a positive environment, enjoyable experiences and to protect from harm.

We therefore ask you to complete the below self-declaration form which will form part of your overall application

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Statement As the position you have applied for involves work with children and young people it is not covered by the provisions in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. When answering questions 1 to 4 you must declare criminal convictions and/or cautions that are not ‘protected’ under the Exceptions Order (as amended). This includes UK, overseas and armed forces convictions, cautions and relevant service discipline convictions where it would be considered an equivalent offence in England and Wales.

Free, confidential advice can be sought from the organisations below to help you understand whether to disclose certain criminal record information:

Nacro – Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock – Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

Self-Declaration Form

The information you provide on this form and obtained from other relevant sources will be used to process your application for work. The personal information you give will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our recruitment process.

If you succeed with your application and are offered a contract of employment with us, the information will be used in the administration of your employment and to provide you with information about us or third party via your payslip. We may also use the information if there is a complaint or legal challenge relevant to this recruitment process.

We may check the information collected with third parties or with other information held by us. We may also use your information or pass to certain third parties to prevent or detect crime, to protect public funds or in other ways as permitted by law.

By signing the application form, you agree to the processing of sensitive personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


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