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Recruitment and referencing levels of authority

Managers are authorised to recruit at the following levels:

Recruitment and retention levels of authority
Responsibility Manager ownership People Services ownership
Update role profile and submit for job evaluation if necessary Yes No
Undertake job evaluation No Yes
Prepare business case for approval and upload to Recruitment Portal Yes No
Follow vacancy approval process Yes Yes
Consider and agree where role should be advertised Yes Yes
Draft advertisement copy Yes Yes
Advertise vacancy No Yes
Commission recruitment agencies No Yes
Send out application packs if necessary Yes Yes
Acknowledge receipt of applications Yes Yes
Separate diversity and/or security forms from applications No Yes
Agree shortlisting process and/or timescale Yes Yes
Shortlist and make appropriate notes Yes No
Make interview and/or testing arrangements Yes No
Invite candidates to interview Yes Yes
Prepare shortlisting form and a copy, print off CVs, covering letter, expressions of interest form for the panel Yes Yes
Prepare interview packs including a copy of the CV, covering letter, expressions of interest form and interview assessment forms for the panel No Yes
Conduct interviews, make notes and upload to Recruitment Portal Yes No
Make offer of post after discussing with People Services and advise unsuccessful candidates Yes Yes
Provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates Yes No

This table is to be used as a guide.

Please seek advice and clarification from People Services at the outset of any recruitment procedure.

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