Recruitment and compliance
As an organisation, Intergrocare adheres stringently to the safe recruitment guidelines for
those working with vulnerable people, as set out through the policies of Crown Commissioning Service, Ofsted, the NHS and all local and national government legislation.
Candidates registering with us are required to provide the below documents/information in order for background and suitability of employment checks to be completed. (List is not exhaustive)
Original qualification certificate (applicable for qualified roles)
Professional registration (applicable for qualified roles) – an online check of current registration will also be made. In addition we will carry out weekly checks on registration status (the industry standard is every four weeks)
Proof of identity
Proof of eligibility to work within the UK
Professional referee details for the last 5 years
Any training certificates applicable (including All Training dated within the last 12 months as follows: Basic Life Support, Manual Handling, Restraint Training, Lone Worker, Handling of Violence and Aggression, Information Governance Data Protection and Caldicott, Health and Safety (COSHH and RIDDOR), Infection Prevention and Control, Complaints Handling, POVA, Child Protection and Fire Safety)
These documents will be copied and attached to candidate files for future reference and audit purpose.
Criminal Record and Barred List Check.
For positions that involve working with vulnerable service users, a background check will be required by one of the following bodies:
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including Barred List checks - England and Wales
Access Northern Ireland (Access NI)– Northern Ireland
Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) - Scotland
We will apply for an overseas police check if the candidate has been outside the UK for any period over 6 months.
Employment history and references
All candidates are required to provide a full working history with any breaks in employment explained. In accordance with REC standards, we obtain two performance references covering five years of employment history as standard.
If you wish to discuss any element of our compliance procedure, please contact our Head of Compliance on 07434945547
Company number 09120806