Employment standards and regulation

Guiding you through the essential checks that must be carried out when recruiting your staff.
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Employment checks

Pre-employment checking seeks to verify that an individual meets the preconditions of the role they are applying for. There are six NHS Employment Check Standards that outline the type and level of checks employers must carry out before recruiting staff into NHS positions.

Find answers and further information about the NHS employment check standards in our frequently asked questions.

NHS Employment Checks Standards training modules

This new e-learning resource provides support with understanding pre-employment checks requirements, in turn helping to prevent barriers to employment and reducing the time to hire.