Recruitment of Social Workers

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Charlotte R Quinn

Dear Sir or Madam,

RE - Recruitment of Social Workers

Under the Freedom of Information Act please email me a copy of any information you hold on your policies, procedures and guidance for the recruitment of Social Workers. Including how, when and where job adverts are placed, how long they placed and after the closing date how long the interview process should take. How the shortlisting of job applications is undertaken and recorded. How long you retain copies of job applications and related information. How shortlisted candidates should be interviewed and what methods of assessment and interview are used. How interview questions, assessments and case study exercises are devised and formulated. Copies and details of any guidance and training interviewers are given on how to conduct interviews, record and evaluate how interviewees respond to questions, complete assessments or case study exercises. What procedures should be followed to inform candidates of the outcome of any interview/assessment. What criteria is used to make one candidate more successful or employable than any other.

Yours faithfully,

Charlotte R Quinn

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Freedom of Information Act request - 2009/2518 - Recruitment of Social Workers

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Freedom of Information Request Reference 2009/2518

I refer to your request for information relating to the recruitment of
social workers received on 17^th June 2009.

Please see the attached documents (recruitment and selection guidelines
with their appendices) which contain the requested information.

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