Application forms are useful for companies because they guarantee consistency and allow employers to obtain more specific information than is often the case with a CV.
This application form is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
It is considered best practice to exclude such information such as Date of Birth, and dates in relation to previous employment from Employment Application Form(s). Candidates are requested, however, to provide information about material gaps in their employment history.
The Personal Details section of this Job Application Form template has also been amended so that there is no direct request for information that might distinguish candidates on the basis of sex.
Job Application Form II is a standard format that includes reference to preferred working arrangements, but excludes reference to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Please click on the "Related Documents" link below for alternative versions of the Job Application Form.
The Job Application Guidance Notes, the Disability Discrimination Guidance Notes and the Equality and Diversity / Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form should be sent to the applicant with this form.
The application form contains the following sections:-
1. Personal Details - including preferred working arrangements
2. Education and Professional Qualifications
3. Present Post
4. Previous Employment
5. Relevant Skills, Abilities, Knowledge and Experience
6. Other information - excludes reference to prior health record, and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
This template is in fixed field format. Simply press TAB to jump from one field to the next and SHIFT + TAB to go back. Alternatively, use the mouse to click from one field to the next.
The Employment Application form template can be unlocked by clicking on the "Padlock" icon on the tool bar. To display the “Padlock” icon click on “View” and then “Toolbars”. From the “Toolbar” menu enable “Forms”.