Hopefully you’ve already checked us out as you want to work with us. But just in case, we’re Crest Nicholson (www.crestnicholson.com/about-us). While we build homes, and employ people in many places across the UK, our head office is Crest House, Pyrcroft Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 9GN
Please note, where it’s necessary, we may pass your personal data between other Crest Nicholson Group companies for the purpose of considering your application (and if you are successful, as part of your employment).
We need to collect and process sufficient personal data about you to consider your application for a vacancy. This includes:
Please consider that if you are unable to provide us with sufficient personal data, we may be unable to assess your suitability for the job applied for or to communicate with you. As your application progresses, we may need to ask you for more personal data. We will let you know what the consequences will be if we are unable to obtain and process personal data about you.
As part of the recruitment process we may collect:
biographical information about you - such as your name, address, date of birth, gender, preferred languages
your contact details – telephone numbers, email address, postal address
employment history – your CV or résumé, application form details, records of education, qualifications, skills and training
information to identify you - national insurance or other identification number, your visa, passport or permission to work documentation
sensitive personal information - health details (including any disabilities that effect your ability to perform your work and that we need to assess and help us consider your workplace needs) and information about your ethnic origin (see equal opportunities below)
suitability for employment - interview notes, references, the results of criminal records (we will ask for your consent to do this at the reference/pre-employment stage if it is required)
equal opportunities and anti-discrimination – we may ask you to provide details of your ethnic origin via our Equal Opportunities Form and whether you have been long-term unemployed. You do not have to supply this information. We process it strictly for the purposes of providing equality of opportunity for all, and for monitoring compliance with anti-discrimination legislation.
financial information – if you are successful in your application, your bank details so we can ensure we pay you on time
We will keep records of your personal information only as long as it is necessary to process your application and to employ you. Please note that if your application is not successful, we will keep your personal data for up to 3 years after the recruitment process has ended. We do this so we can consider you for other suitable vacancies that might become available. You can ask us to erase this dat at any time if that is your preference.
If you send us your personal data on an unsolicited basis, for example, submitting a CV that is not connected to a specific role for which we are recruiting, we will retain your personal data for 12 months.
Like many companies, we use third parties to process personal data on our behalf (such as IT hosting or recruitment software companies) – these are called ‘data processors’. We have contracts, policies and procedures in place to ensure these companies safeguard personal data entrusted to them, and to only use it under our instructions and for the purposes outlined in this notice.
If you are situated in the EU, from May 2018 you will have certain rights in relation to your personal data. Please be aware that certain exceptions apply to the exercise of these rights and so you will not be able to exercise these in all situations.
Crest Nicholson has a designated Governance Officer who should be contacted if you have any queries regarding the interpretation of this notice. The contact details are set out below:
Company Secretary: Kevin Maguire
Location: Crest House, Pyrcroft Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 9GN
Phone: 01932 580 555
For all applications, please apply via our vacancies page.
This policy was last updated in May 2018.
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