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Recruitment policy

Cardigan Bay Watersports

Recruitment policy

Application Process

The Job Description includes:

Post title

Contract duration, hours and pay
Duties and responsibilities
Essential and desirable criteria for the post.

Job advertisement

The job advertisement will include:

Job Description
How to apply
Closing date and time


Shortlisting of applications is by Centre Manager and or a panel including the Trustee/s.

The scoring criteria based on ‘Essential’ and ‘Desirable’ factors.

Scores are totaled, the highest selected for interview.  

Applicants are invited for interview by telephone.


The Panel meet to develop a number of questions for the applicants. The same questions is asked of each candidate.

Scoring is based on the essential and desirable criteria. If the interview involves a presentation this will be scored separately.

The Panel is supplied with all questions for each candidate and prior to interviews the Panel decide on which person is to ask which question.

Panel members agree the structure of the interview.

Scores are then totaled at the end of the interview.

The interviewee is informed of the structure of the interview.

Candidates may ask questions at the end of the interview.


At the end of interviews scores are shared for discussion.

The best score will be the selected unless there is significant justification for this not to be the case.

A second interview may be called at the discretion of the Panel.

The successful candidate is telephoned and offered the position subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.

References are taken up relating to the position.

Unsuccessful candidates are informed by letter / email.


The successful candidate is confirmed by letter / email.

Hard copy documents are kept in the recruitment files.

E-correspondence is kept in relevant computer files.


Reviewed 29/03/2021