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. 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 Please feel free to upload a covering letter and/or a copy of your CV (if you have one) in support of your application. Declaration * By ticking this box you are consenting to us storing the information you provide in this application form for up to 12 months for unsuccessful applicants and for seven years following a period of employment. We need to capture and store this information to contact you for an interview and to include in your employment file if you are successful. We store application forms of unsuccessful applicants for 12 months so we have a record of whether someone has applied recently. After these time periods have passed we will permanently delete/safely dispose of the application forms.