Joining the University

Successful candidates receive an appointment letter in writing. Human Resources ensure relevant checks and references are obtained. The School / Directorate support the new starts induction and the Line Manager sets expectations through objective setting as part of the probation process. All new staff attend a  Central Induction Programme arranged by Staff Training and Development.

Key tasks led by a HR Business Partner:

  • Agree initial salary placement for candidate and issue the Appointment Letter
  • Answer candidates questions about the offer of employment
  • Collect documentation required to confirm appointment including references, medical, right to work etc.
  • Confirm start date with the candidate


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