Folly Farm job application First please tell us which job you are applying for Personal details Full name * Please enter your full name including any middle names Preferred name Home address * Please enter house number/name, street and town Post code * Home telephone number Please enter your home landline if you have one Mobile number * UK National Insurance number * Nationality * Staff will be required to produce evidence of nationality and entitlement to work within the UK in accordance with current legislation. Do you have a valid UK driving license? Please tick all that apply Full None/ Provisional HGV PSV Forklift Other Do you have any convictions? Do you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not defined as ‘protected’ by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)? Yes No If yes, please provide details Due to the nature of our business, you may require a standard or enhanced disclosure check by the Criminal Records Bureau. Do you agree to undergo a DBS check? Yes No Folly Farm operates a Drug and Alcohol Misuse Policy Do you agree to undergo drug and alcohol test? Yes No Education and Training Educational qualifications GCSEs, O Levels, NVQs, A Levels, GNVQs, Degrees, etc. Any other relevant skills/ training/ courses Do you speak any other languages? Yes No If Yes, please list languages along with levels of proficiency e.g. basic, fluent. Includes sign language. Are you a registered First Aider? Yes No If Yes, please supply details of your certification and expiry Are you a student? Yes No If Yes, where are you studying? Employment Have you previously been employed by Folly Farm Leisure Ltd? Yes No If Yes, please provide details Please list your previous employments, starting with your most recent Employer one Dates employed Position Salary Reason for leaving Employer two Dates of employment Position Salary Reason for leaving Other employers Please include all details above Do you have any friends or relatives working at Folly Farm? Yes No If yes, please provide details Health We are asking you to complete this section of the application form to ensure that we are aware of any health problems that might impact on your ability to undertake the work you have applied for. During the last 12 months how many days have you been absent from work/ education through sickness? Do you have any health problems or disabilities that may affect your work or that would require assistance at interview? Yes No If yes, please provide details Availability Please supply dates you are available to work. Start date End date Are there any restrictions on your availability during this period? Holidays, sporting events, examinations, weddings, specific dates etc. Yes No If yes, please provide details Please note that as Folly Farm is a seasonal tourist attraction, we are unable to consider anyone for employment who has commitments or holidays booked during the UK school summer holidays. Please indicate the number of hours you are available in a week. Please indicate the days of the week you are available: Any day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Other Which departments would you like to be considered for? Please indicate your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice Retail Food and beverage Zoo Operations Farm If you are applying for a position that is not indicated above, please state the title below: How would you travel to work? Please tick all that apply Own transport Public transport Lift with family Lift with other staff Other If "Other" please state What qualities do you have to be able to provide excellent guest service? What are your hobbies and interests? Are you a smoker? Smokers are welcome to apply for posts and their applications will be treated on the same basis as non-smokers. Candidates should be aware that smoking is prohibited to staff whilst on Folly Farm property and applicants are advised to discuss this at interview if necessary. Yes No References Please give details of a referee (preferably a previous employer) whom we may contact about your application. If you do not have a previous employer, please nominate a character referee who is not a member of your family and has known you for over 2 years. Full name of referee Position Telephone number Company Address If you do not wish us to contact this referee before interview please tick the box Declarations To the best of my knowledge, I declare that the information given in this application is correct. I understand any misrepresentation of facts may lead to dismissal if my employment application is successful. Signature Name Date Please note that it is not possible for us to acknowledge every application form. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of returning this form, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Equal opportunities monitoring Folly Farm Leisure Ltd is committed to promoting equality and diversity. In particular we seek to ensure that people are treated equitably regardless of their gender, race, colour, ethnic or national origins, age, disability, socio-economic background, religion, marital status, family responsibility, sexual orientation or any other inappropriate distinction. In order to monitor the impact of this policy it is necessary to collect information from all employees and job applicants on key characteristics, which relate to equality and diversity in employment. No information given in this section is used to assist in the recruitment decision. Gender Male Female Age Do you consider yourself to have a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act? You should declare a disability, if you perceive yourself as being at a disadvantage in obtaining, keeping or advancing your employment due to physical, sensory, mental, dietary, communicative, psychiatric, allergic or other impairment Yes No Ethnicity - you are asked to classify yourself in the category, which you feel most describes your origin. If none of the specific groups are suitable please mark the relevant other and, if you wish, specify your ethnicity. White British Irish Other Mixed background Asian & white Black African & white Black Caribbean & white Other Black/ Black British African Caribbean Other Asian/ Asian British Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Other Chinese/ Oriental Chinese/ Chinese British Oriental Other Other If you wish, please specify your ethnic background Marital status Single Married Divorced Separated Widowed Number of dependants Ages Please feel free to upload a covering letter and/or a copy of your CV (if you have one) in support of your application.