Your potential employment within the security industry is dependent on security screening.
This is done following the rules of British Standard 7858.
To ensure that the integrity of each applicant is of a suitable standard to work in a position of
great trust, we will need to check either for the last five years or back to your completion of
full time education if that was less than five years ago.
In completing the application form you must give as much detail as possible.
We will contact each of your previous employers and educational establishments within the time
period as stated above.
We will need to contact your current employer before we are able to complete 5 year screening.
Permission to do so is a conditional offer of employment. If you fail to provide
permission your conditional offer of employment will be withdrawn if the security screening is
not satisfactory to Stage Event Security.
Previous employment should be detailed as follows:
- Date of start and finish of employment months and years
- Name of line manager and your position within the company at the time of leaving
- Full name and address of company
- Email address of line manager
- Full telephone number of company
It is important to detail each job that you have had no matter how short the contract. In the
case of working through an agency it is necessary to give only the agency name, address and
In the case of unemployment or gaps in employment:
Where you have registered with an employment service office, fill in the appropriate form.
You will find this attached to your application form. (Appendix A).
Where you have been unemployed and have not registered with an employment service office, please
nominate a character referee who is not related to you and can verify by knowing you at the time
that you were unemployed for the dates shown. Please supply name, address, email address
and telephone number.
You must seek permission from the character referees sought, as we will write/telephone them to
confirm the information you have supplied.
Previous education should be detailed as follows:
- Name, full address and telephone number of School/College/University
- Date of start and finish of education at each in months and years
- The qualifications you gained and grade
Please nominate two people who have known you for at least two years within the last five years.
These people should not be related to you but may be a current or previous colleague.
- Full name, address and postcode
- Email address
- Full telephone number
- Length of time you have known the character referee
From 1st January 2007 all applicants have to undergo a financial history check in accordance with
screening and vetting BS 7858.
Conditional period of employment:
After gaining references to confirm your occupation for the previous five years we may offer you
a position on a conditional basis whilst we are checking the remaining references. This period
will be for no longer than twelve weeks. At the end of this period if all checks have not
been completed or are not satisfactory to Stage Event Security this may lead to your dismissal.
As part of our security screening process we ask you to declare any previous criminal proceedings
you may have had taken against you. Please give full details on a separate piece of paper
and attach to your application form in a sealed envelope.
We would point out that the company complies with the provisions of the Rehabilitation of
Offenders Act 1974 stating that convictions that have been ’spent’ must be ignored.
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