Reference request

Person of standing in the community Reference

  • Thank you for agreeing to act as a referee. To help us make a well-informed decision and to assess the applicant’s abilities and suitability for this position, could you please answer the following questions.

  • How long have you known the applicant?

  • How do you regard the applicant in relation to:

  • Your details

  • In order to protect the public, the post for which the application is made is exempt from Section 4(2) Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. It is not therefore, in anyway contrary to the Act, to reveal any information you may have concerning convictions which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’ in relation to this application and which you consider relevant to the applicants suitability for employment. Any such information will be kept in strict confidence and used only in consideration of the suitability of this applicant for a position where such an exception is appropriate. Please be aware that members of staff may request to see their personnel file and as such this reference may be disclosed.