Recruitment & Selection of Staff

Recruitment & Selection of Staff

The documents on these pages will provide advice and guidance to those involved in the recruitment and selection of staff at the University.  If you need further help please contact:

Appointments to the University are usually made subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, checks of qualifications, health status, and in some cases checks of criminal record. Work permits may be required before some appointments can be confirmed depending on the visa status of individuals. Advice can be obtained from the Home Office on these matters.


Documents for use with Stonefish (Online Recruitment System)

User Guide for Stonefish Recruitment System

Interview Notes Template

Teaching Session- Presentation Notes Template

Guidance for writing a JD, PS and Adverts

Professional Service JD Template

Professional Service PS Template

Academic JD Template

Academic PS Template

Other Useful Documents

Right to Work Policy and Procedure

Current vacancies

Training is provided in recruitment and selection 'good practice'  for staff who are to be involved in the recruitment and selection process. Details are available from the HR Department or on the Staff Development web pages (Management Skills section)

Probation and Mentors –

Recruitment and Selection workshops –

For the following policies, please visit the University's policies and procedures page here-


  • Procedure for Managing Disclosure and Barring Service Checks
  • Policy on the Recruitment and Employment of People with Criminal Records