You've probably been shortlisted from dozens of applicants, so you've every reason to be confident.
You will normally have at least 5 working days notice before an interview.
The offer of employment will be subject to suitable references, a medical assessment and sometimes, the satisfactory outcome to a Disclosure Application made to the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).
If you are not successful, we will write and let you know this.
Professional in direct contact with such an individual, or a child where such an individual has a significant level of contact, needs to gain an understanding of how much risk, if any, they pose.
Professionals in all agencies should use the Guidance on offences against children list as a 'trigger' to a further assessment, including consideration of previous offences and behaviours, to determine if an offender should be regarded as presenting a continuing risk, or potential risk, of harm to children. Professionals from other agencies should contact the Probation Service or YOT to see if a relevant risk assessment has been undertaken.
All YOTs provide a service to children who are ten years and over, and some YOTs provide a service to children who are eight years and over.
The panel may also ask you "what would you do if" questions.
Some interviews will include a work-based test or sometimes a short presentation.
Again, such details will be outlined in your letter of invitation.
Clear guidance is not possible given the complexity of this area.
Workers should consult their line manager and record the assessment made the evidence on which it is based and any actions agreed.