01733 308 444

17 Church Walk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 2TP

4 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3TE

Compliance Process

Only the REC gives Recruitment Business’s the mark of quality which tells you our clients, that we strive to deliver the right people every time and that we really care about what we do and have an unmatched level of professionalism. The REC set the standard and champion good recruitment.

When Recruit Mint Education joined the REC we signed up to the Code of Professional Practice (REC Code), which requires basic statutory compliance as well as higher ethical standards. The REC Code of Professional Practice has been created in consultation with members and industry stakeholders to ensure that all members of the REC conduct their businesses ethically, to the highest standards and promote good practice. It is binding on all corporate members. REC members must pass the REC’s Compliance Test on entry to the REC and then must pass again every two years to retain membership.

All candidates are subject to strict vetting and clearance before they are offered opportunities and Recruit Mint Education are fortunate enough to have a dedicated Compliance Officer whose sole focus is Compliance.  All candidates are met face to face and must bring original documents with them for us to sight and copy.

  1. Verify a candidate’s Identity (preferably from current photographic ID).
  2. Right to Work (UK Citizen: Passport OR Full Birth Certificate and Proof of National Insurance; Non UK Citizen: Passport with Proof of National Insurance and Visa / Work Permit documentation if required) If there is uncertainty about whether an individual needs permission to work in the UK we follow advice on the GOV.UK website;
  3. Proof of Address x2 (Both dated within the last three months from the date of registration and must be within this time frame at the time the file is signed off to work).
  4. Proof of National Insurance (Wage Slip, P45, P60, HMRC Letter, National Insurance Card)
  5. Enhanced DBS Check (We will need to sight and copy your Enhanced DBS check).
  6. DBS Update Service Check (We will check your DBS on the Update Service to establish any criminal convictions)
  7. Barred List Check (We run barred list checks on every candidate)
  8. Oversea’s Police Check (If the person has lived or worked outside the UK for six months or more in the last five years)
  9. Qualification Certificates (Ensure that a potential candidate is not on a prohibited list. Such checks are undertaken via a system called the Employer Access Online Service)
  10. UK Naric
  11. Disqualification by Association Form (Recruit Mint Education is committed to providing staff in line with the safeguarding policy to meet and exceed the expectations of the DfE.  In February 2015 the DfE provided updated guidelines in respect of the 2009 Childcare Disqualification Regulations and Recruit Mint Education are pleased to confirm that we comply with this policy in our offices).
  12. Online Safeguarding Questionnaire (Fourteen multiple choice questions. All candidates need to achieve a minimum of 12/14).
  13. Warner Questions
  14. References (A minimum of two references. One must be last employer and at least one reference must be a childcare/education reference. A character reference to be obtained to bridge any unemployment gaps).
  15. CV Discussed (All gaps covered)
  16. Terms of Engagement / Permanent Terms Signed

Recruit Mint Education are committed to Safeguarding Children in Schools.

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