I certify that the information detailed on this application form and any supplementary sheets is correct and that all the questions have been accurately and fully answered. I understand that providing false information is an offence and if I am appointed to the post applied for, any proven intentional falsification may be the subject of disciplinary action, which may result in my dismissal from the Council and that the Council may also refer me to my professional registration body, the DBS or the Police, if appropriate.

I acknowledge that it is my responsibility, if invited for interview, to disclose any information to the Interview Panel, which may affect the decision to allow me to work with vulnerable groups.

I agree that any information given on this application form can be processed for data protection purposes. If I am appointed to the post applied for, I agree to further personal information, including sensitive personal data (e.g., information about health, racial/ethnic origin, sexuality, bank account details, etc.) being held and processed by the Council in accordance with data protection legislation.

I agree to the Council making such other enquiries as it judges necessary to come to a view as to my suitability for appointment to the post for which I have applied. I agree to disclosures of personal data to the Council by any person whose name I have given as a referee in relation to this application.

I understand the Council may search its records, whether computerised or not, in order to ascertain whether there is any information held in those records which is relevant to my application for employment. I understand that the Council will take any relevant information into account in deciding whether or not to appoint me to the post for which I applied.

I understand that the Council has certain duties as a public body so may use the information provided on this application for employment form for the prevention or detection of crime, the apprehension or prosecution of offenders, or the assessment or collection of any tax or duty or of any imposition of a similar nature. This information may be shared, for the same purposes, with other public authorities.

Halton Borough Council is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end we may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes

By submitting this form I consent to the processing of my personal data, which may include sensitive personal data, for the purposes of the recruitment, selection and employment, provided that such processing is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.