Mansfield and Ashfield District Councils are fully committed to the principles of safer recruitment, ensuring that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults is central to any recruitment and selection process. 

We expect candidates to understand their duties and responsibilities in relation to child protection and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults for the post which they have applied. 

 An offer of employment will be subject to the following – 

  • Receipt of two references, one of which should be your present or most recent employer.
  • Verification of all essential qualifications.
  • Obtaining where applicable a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS), a Basic Disclosure Check via Disclosure Scotland or Police Vetting.
  • Any other checks applicable to the post. 

You can find additional information from the Disclosure and Barring Service website and the Disclosure Scotland website