Joining DMU

Recruitment and Selection

The Recruitment and Selection Policy helps recruiting managers ensure effective recruitment by providing guidance to help them attract and retain the most talented individuals.

Comprehensive guidance accompanies the policy. This with other resources, equips and empowers all DMU recruiters and maximises compliance with the policy.

Probation - Support, Review & Guidance Procedure for Employees Serving a Probationary Period *

This procedure applies to all staff who are serving a probationary period to ensure that during the early stages of a new employee’s appointment they are given a sufficient level of support and guidance to enable them to become an effective member of staff and for them to understand what is expected of them.

Relocation Expenses Policy, Procedure & Guidelines

This policy is in place to alleviate the possible financial implications and personal disruption that relocation may cause where new members of staff may need to relocate in order to take up employment at DMU.

Working in the UK

DMU is an international employer, and we are committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity for all members of staff and students.

The UK immigration system is based on a points-based system and there are some restrictions in relation to who we are able to employ from non-EU countries on various grounds. To see further details please click on the link above.

Immigration and Preventing Illegal Working Guidelines

These guidelines help support, the university, line managers and Human Resources to understand their responsibilities and legal requirements that have to be adhered to in order to recruit and employ migrant workers. There are also requirements that migrant workers must comply with, as a condition of their visa’s and employment which are also covered by the guidelines.

The guidelines are designed to support the University to recruit and retain the most talented staff without compromising the legislative requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks - Guidelines for Managers and Employees

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers to make safer recruitment decisions by checking information about individuals held on police records. This guidance explains when checks need to be carried out, the level of check required and the processes to be followed to obtain a DBS check.

Agency Worker Regulations - Guidance for Managers

These guidelines refer to the law and best practice on managing agency workers. They aim to help managers understand their legal obligations when engaging agency workers and the possible employment law risks in such arrangements. They also provide advice on liaising with employment agencies.

Hourly Paid and Honorary Staff

Please find details below which will help with the appoint of hourly paid and honorary staff.

Part-Time Hourly Paid Lecturers

The Part-Time Lecturer guidelines and relevant forms can be found in the section here and will help guide you through the process.

Employment Status Questionnaire (ESQ)

An ESQ should be completed by the relevant manager where it is proposed to take on any individual to undertake paid work for DMU. Please click on the heading above to find out further details.

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