Pre Employment Checklist

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Pre Employment Checklist

Pre employment checks are an essential part of the recruitment process. Helping to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong person and confirming that the candidate meets the job preconditions from the job vacancy advertisement.

The job offer process would have laid out what pre-employment checks would be required for the position.

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Pre Employment Checklist


Passport, Driving Licence or Birth Certificate.


Confirm Address: Bank Statement, Utility Bill.

Right to work

Confirm right to work in the UK. Certificate of registration, Residence Permit, or immigration documents.

Criminal Record

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) – Standard, Enhanced, or Enhanced with list checks.

Unspent cautions and convictions.

Health Checks

Depend on the nature of the job. Health checks are required in order to ensure that the employee is fit to carry out their job. Manually demanding jobs.

Must be able to justify reason for checking.

Driving Licence

Requirement that job applicants have a driving licence.


Check the potential employee is suitably qualified or skilled for the job.

If qualification important part of job check original copies of all certificates.

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