Explore Staff Application Form

Please complete this form on line. All sections of the form must be completed for your application to be considered.
  • Please choose from the drop down list.
  • Personal Details

  • Present or most recent employer

    (This may be paid or unpaid)
  • If you have not had a job or volunteer role before please write "not applicable".
  • Please be concise. If not applicable please write "not applicable".
  • If not applicable please write 0
  • Give the address of your current or most recent employer. If not applicable please write "not applicable".
  • Employer's telephone number
  • Employer's email. If not applicable please write "not applicable".
  • If not applicable please write 01/01/2021
  • If not applicable write "not applicable".
  • If not applicable write "not applicable".
  • Employment History

    Employment History This may be paid or unpaid. Please put your most recent job first. Reason for leaving must be clearly stated. All periods of unemployment or gaps must be explained.
  • Job TitleName of EmployerFromToReason for leavingSalary on leaving 
    Please add as many rows as you need. If not applicable please write n/a
  • Education

    If offered a post you will be asked for original evidence of your qualifications and Explore reserves the right to approach any number of education providers to verify qualifications stated.
  • Where you studiedSubjectQualification GainedGradeDate of exam/award 
    (Degree, Diploma, BTEC, City & Guilds, NVQ etc, or equivalent). Please add as many rows as you need.
  • Where you studiedSubjectLevelGradeDate of exam/award 
    (CSE, GCSE, RSA, A Levels or equivalent) Please add as many rows as you need.
  • Professional

  • Qualification GainedDate of examination/award 
    Please add as many rows as you need.
  • Professional BodyMembership statusRegistration numberRenewal date 
    Please add as many rows as you need
  • Supporting Information

    Please provide us with additional information in support of your application. You need to read the job description and personal specification carefully, and explain how your skills, knowledge and experience fit you for this post. These may have been gained through paid employment, voluntary/community work, domestic responsibilities, spare time activities and training.
  • References

    Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual take up references when applicants are invited for interview. Please provide the name, address and email of two referees for us to contact for information about your suitability for employment. If you are currently employed, one of the referees must be your current employer. Otherwise, it must be your most recent employer. Family members, an ex or current partner and close friends are not acceptable referees. Please note if the position involves working with vulnerable adults or children any number of previous employers may be contacted without seeking further permission from you in relation to your employment history as part of the DBS process (this includes vetting of internal candidates).
  • PositionRelationship to you
  • PositionRelationship to you
  • Applicants with a disability

    Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual is committed to treating job applicants with a disability equally and fairly and making reasonable adjustments where necessary. The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 states that someone is disabled if they have a ‘physical or mental impairment, which has a sustainable and long term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day to day activities’. We guarantee, under the ’Positive about Disabled People’ scheme, an interview for all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification.
  • If you are short-listed we will ask if you require adjustments to make the interview process accessible.
  • Job Share

    Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual welcomes individuals to apply on a job-share basis
  • Declarations

  • NameRelationship 
    Please provide name(s) and details of any relationship. If none please write "none" in both boxes.
  • Employing people with a criminal record

    Criminal records are only taken into account when the conviction is relevant. Do not disclose convictions which are spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An 'unspent' conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment as this will depend on the circumstances and background to your offences(s).
  • Nature of offenceDate of conviction 
  • Signed Declaration

    I understand that canvassing any members of Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual or City of York Council in connection with this appointment will disqualify me. I declare that all the information contained in every section of this application is true to the best of my knowledge and does not omit facts that could have a bearing on selection decisions. I understand that any appointment is conditional on this declaration and the above checks. I understand that incorrect, false or misleading information may make this application void. In addition, I am aware, should this occur after I join the employment of Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual, I would be liable to disciplinary action that may result in my dismissal.
  • Important Information

    Appointment is subject to the following: Occupational Health clearance, Disclosure and Barring Service check (if appropriate), satisfactory references, evidence of eligibility to work in the UK, appropriate qualification(s) and membership of relevant professional body (if appropriate).
  • Data Protection

    Information on this form may be held on manual or computer systems. We will observe strict confidentiality and disclosures will only be made for payroll, administration, and statistical purposes.
  • Save and Continue

    We recommend that you complete this form in one sitting. If you choose to use the 'save and continue' function, your partially completed form will be saved on our web server for you to access for a total of 30 days. You will be given a unique web link to access your partially completed form. You will need to save this link securely and must not share it.