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Twenty Four Seven Nursing

Data protection privacy notice (recruitment)

This notice explains what personal data (information) we will hold about you, how we collect it, and how we will use and may share information about you during the application process. We are required to notify you of this information, under data protection legislation. Please ensure that you read this notice (sometimes referred to as a ‘privacy notice’) and any other similar notice we may provide to you from time to time when we collect or process personal information about you.

Who collects the information

Twenty Four Seven Recruitment (Yorkshire) Ltd trading as Twenty Four Seven Nursing (‘Company’) is a ‘data controller’ and gathers and uses certain information about you. This information is also used by our affiliated entities and group companies,

Data protection principles

We will comply with the data protection principles when gathering and using personal information, as set out in our data protection policy.

About the information we collect and hold

What information

We may collect the following information up to and including the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process:

  • Your name and contact details (ie address, home and mobile phone numbers, email address);
  • Details of your qualifications, experience, employment history (including job titles, salary and working hours) and interests;
  • Your racial or ethnic origin, sex and sexual orientation, religious or similar beliefs;
  • Information regarding your criminal record; DBS disclosure
  • Details of your referees.

We may collect the following information after the shortlisting stage, and before making a final decision to recruit:

  • Information about your previous academic and/or employment history, including details of any conduct, grievance or performance issues, appraisals, time and attendance, from references obtained about you from previous employers and/or education providers *;
  • Information regarding your academic and professional qualifications *;
  • Information regarding your criminal record, in criminal records certificates (CRCs) and enhanced criminal records certificates (ECRCs) *;
  • Your nationality and immigration status and information from related documents, such as your passport or other identification and immigration information *;
  • A copy of your driving licence *.

You are required (by law or in order to enter into your contract of employment) to provide the categories of information marked ‘*’ above to us to enable us to verify your right to work and suitability for the position.

How we collect the information

We may collect this information from you, your referees (details of whom you will have provided), your education provider,the relevant professional body, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), the Home Office.

Why we collect the information and how we use it

We will typically collect and use this information for the following purposes (other purposes that may also apply are explained in our data protection policy

  • to take steps to enter into a contract;
  • for compliance with a legal obligation (eg our obligation to check that you are eligible to work in the United Kingdom);
  • for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest; and
  • for the purposes of our legitimate interests, but only if these are not overridden by your interests, rights or freedoms.

We seek to ensure that our information collection and processing is always proportionate. We will notify you of any changes to information we collect or to the purposes for which we collect and process it.

How we may share the information

In terms of the temporary workers contract, the Employment Business may process personal data of an temporary worker relating for personnel, administration and management purposes (including data relating to the Temporary Workers health and data held for monitoring purposes) and may, when necessary, with gained consent make data available to Clients, Framework Authorities, Participating Authorities, Managed Service Providers, parties providing products and/or services to the employment business(including, without limitation, IT systems suppliers, pension benefits and payroll administrators), to regulatory authorities, to any potential purchasers of the Company or its business (on a confidential basis) and as required by law. The employment business

Where information may be held

Information may be held at our offices and those of our group companies, and third party agencies, service providers, representatives and agents as described above.

How long we keep your information

We keep the personal information that we obtain about you during the recruitment process for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. How long we keep your information will depend on whether your application is successful and you become employed by us, the nature of the information concerned and the purposes for which it is processed.

We will keep recruitment information (including interview notes) for no longer than is reasonable, taking into account the limitation periods for potential claims such as race or sex discrimination (as extended to take account of early conciliation), after which they will be destroyed. If there is a clear business reason for keeping recruitment records for longer than the recruitment period, we may do so but will first consider whether the records can be pseudonymised, and the longer period for which they will be kept.

If your application is successful, we will keep only the recruitment information that is necessary in relation to your employment. For further information, see our data protection privacy notice

Further details on our approach to information retention and destruction are available in our data protection policy

Your rights to correct and access your information and to ask for it to be erased

Please contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) Vikki Thorpe who can be contacted on vikki@247nursimguk.com if (in accordance with applicable law) you would like to correct or request access to information that we hold relating to you or if you have any questions about this notice. You also have the right to ask our Data Protection Officer for some but not all of the information we hold and process to be erased (the ‘right to be forgotten’) in certain circumstances. Our Data Protection Officer will provide you with further information about the right to be forgotten, if you ask for it.

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

How to complain

We hope that our Data Protection Officer can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information. If not, contact the Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113 for further information about your rights and how to make a formal complaint.

About the information we collect and hold

Part A: Up to and including the shortlisting stage

The information we collect

How we collect the information

Why we collect the information

How we use and may share the information

Your name and contact details (ie address, home and mobile phone numbers, email address)

From you

Legitimate interest: to carry out a fair recruitment process

Legitimate interest: to progress your application, arrange interviews and inform you of the outcome at all stages

To enable HR personnel or the manager of the relevant department to contact you to progress your application, arrange interviews and inform you of the outcome

To inform the relevant manager or department of your application

Details of your qualifications, experience, employment history (including job titles, salary and working hours) and interests

From you, in the completed application form and interview notes

Legitimate interest: to carry out a fair recruitment process

Legitimate interest: to make an informed decision to shortlist for interview and (if relevant) to recruit

To make an informed recruitment decision

The person making the shortlisting decision will receive pseudonymised oranonymised details only; if you are invited for interview, the interviewer will receive non-anonymised details

Your name, contact details and details of your qualifications, experience, employment history and interests

From you, in the completed application form and interview notes (if relevant)

Legitimate interest: to carry out a fair recruitment process

Legitimate interest: if you are unsuccessful in your application, your details may be passed on to an associated company to see if they have any suitable vacancies

To see whether an associated company has any suitable vacancies

Your racial or ethnic origin, sex and sexual orientation, religious or similar beliefs

From you, in a completed anonymised equal opportunities monitoring form

To comply with our legal obligations and for reasons of substantial public interest (equality of opportunity or treatment)

To comply with our equal opportunities monitoring obligations and to follow our equality and other policies

For further information, see * below

Information regarding your criminal record

From you, in your completed application form

To comply with our legal obligations

For reasons of substantial public interest (preventing or detecting unlawful acts, suspicion of terrorist financing or money laundering in the regulated sector and protecting the public against dishonesty)

To make an informed recruitment decision

To carry out statutory checks

Information shared with DBS and other regulatory authorities as required

For further information, see * below

Details of your referees

From your completed application form

Legitimate interest: to carry out a fair recruitment process

In the regulated sector, to comply with our legal obligations to obtain regulatory references

To carry out a fair recruitment process

To comply with legal/regulatory obligations

Information shared with relevant managers, HR personnel and the referee

Part B: Before making a final decision to recruit

The information we collect

How we collect the information

Why we collect the information

How we use and may share the information

Information about your previous academic and/or employment history, including details of any conduct, grievance or performance issues, appraisals, time and attendance, from references obtained about you from previous employers and/or education providers *

From your referees (details of whom you will have provided)

Legitimate interest: to make an informed decision to recruit

To comply with our legal obligations

Legitimate interests: to maintain employment records and to comply with legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations and good employment practice

To obtain the relevant reference about you

To comply with legal/regulatory obligations

Information shared with relevant managers and HR personnel

Information regarding your academic and professional qualifications *

From you, from your education provider, from the relevant professional body

Legitimate interest: to verify the qualifications information provided by you

To make an informed recruitment decision

Information regarding your criminal record, in criminal records certificates (CRCs) and enhanced criminal records certificates (ECRCs) *

From you and from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

To perform the employment contract

To comply with our legal obligations

Legitimate interest: to verify the criminal records information provided by you

For reasons of substantial public interest (preventing or detecting unlawful acts, suspicion of terrorist financing or money laundering in the regulated sector and protecting the public against dishonesty)

To make an informed recruitment decision

To carry out statutory checks

Information shared with DBS and other regulatory authorities as required

For further information, see * below

Your nationality and immigration status and information from related documents, such as your passport or other identification and immigration information *

From you and, where necessary, the Home Office

To enter into/perform the employment contract

To comply with our legal obligations

Legitimate interest: to maintain employment records

To carry out right to work checks

Information may be shared with the Home Office

A copy of your driving licence *

From you

To enter into/perform the employment contract

To comply with our legal obligations

To comply with the terms of our insurance

To make an informed recruitment decision

To ensure that you have a clean driving licence

Information may be shared with our insurer

You are required (by law or in order to enter into your contract of employment) to provide the categories of information marked * above to us to enable us to verify your right to work and suitability for the position.