Application for Employment

Because of the nature of our work we are incredibly thorough with our application process to ensure we are constantly safe guarding the wellbeing of the individuals we support. So to help you complete our online application form as quickly and easily as possible, we suggest that you have the following information to hand before you start.

  • Your full home address and contact details.
  • Your complete employment history, with full start and end dates of all jobs.
  • Address and contact details for all previous employers, for reference purposes if needed.
  • Full dates for any periods you have been claiming state benefits.
  • Full dates for any periods of full-time further education you have done since leaving school.
  • Full contact details for at least one personal referee

(we require references for the last two years and also for any care jobs you have done before that)

Please ensure that you fill all sections of the application form in full, or add ‘none’ or N/A where appropriate. All offers of employment will be subject to receipt of references and an Enhanced Disclosure & barring Service Disclosure, which are satisfactory to Walsingham Support. If you require any help filling out this application form please contact and we will be happy to help.

Personal Information

How did you hear about this position?
Your Association with Walsingham Support
Driving Licence
Home Office Right to Work
Education Details

Starting with the most recent please give details of your academic and other qualifications, obtained at school, college and university.

Recent Studies

Starting with the most recent please give details of any studies you are currently undertaking or planning to start.

Other Courses

Please give details here of any other courses or training you have undertaken.

Professional membership

Please give details of membership of any professional institutions, positions held, etc.

Voluntary experience

Please give details of any voluntary work you consider relevant to your application.

Employment history

Please provide a full employment history, from the date you left full time education. Record the information in chronological order, with the most recent period first. Any gaps in employment should be explained in writing (e.g., unemployment dates, Job Centre details, periods of travelling). 

Previous employers
Personal reference
Supporting information

Please use this section to support your application and provide evidence of your suitability for the post. Explain how you meet the requirements of the Job Description and Person Specification, including any additional skills and experience.

Criminal Records Disclosure

Because of the nature of Walsingham Support’s work, our vacancies are exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 by virtue of the ROA 1974 Exceptions Order 1975. You are, therefore, required to disclose any convictions, cautions, reprimands, final warnings or any other information that are not “protected” as defined by the ROA 1974 Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) by SI 2013 1198. All information will be treated in strictest confidence.

All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. A criminal record will not necessarily exclude an applicant from consideration for employment. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. A code of practice on Disclosures is available from the DBS via Walsingham Support has written policies on Recruitment & Selection and Diversity, which include statements relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders - copies of these documents are available to applicants, on request.

DBS Filtering guidance is available at


The information supplied by you on this form will be processed and stored in manual and computerised records for recruitment, employment and management information purposes, in line with current Data Protection Act legislation. You have a right of access to this data. All information will be treated in strictest confidence. Unsuccessful applications are retained for six months unless otherwise agreed. This application form is the initial stage of our selection process and will be used to select candidates to be interviewed. Please check that it is complete and accurate.

I declare that the information contained on this form is true and complete. I understand that if it is later discovered that any statement is false or misleading, it may be sufficient for cancelling any agreements made or I may be dismissed from employment by the company. I consent to Walsingham Support holding/processing this information. In the event of being successful at interview, I give my permission for reference checking in connection with my application, including an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, or Status check (on going) and understand that I will be required to complete a confidential declaration in respect of my state of health.

As you are completing an online application form, please type your name below to indicate that the information provided on this form is true.

I have read the General Data Protection Policy and I understand how Walsingham Support will process my personal data and the options available to me for submitting an application.

I have read the Standard/Enhanced Check Privacy Policy for applicants, and I understand how DBS will process my personal data and the options available to me for submitting an application.

Equal Opportunities

Walsingham Support recognises the benefits of having a diverse workforce and therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In addition to this, under the provisions of the Equality Act 2010, Walsingham Support are required to demonstrate that their recruitment process are fair. We would like to ask you to complete this short questionnaire so that we are able to monitor the effectiveness of our Diversity & Equality Policy. All information on this form will be treated as confidential and will be used for statistical monitoring only.

This form will be detached from your application prior to shortlisting.

Ethnic Group

Disability - The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as: ‘A physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term effect on your ability to do normal daily activities (long-term means 12 months or longer)’.