All temporary workers are thoroughly interviewed by experienced consultants.
Where the candidate is successful they will undergo an in depth take-on briefing to explain their duties and responsibilities whilst working on the Client's site.
Each candidate receives a written copy of the take-on briefing which covers the following points:
Consultant name and branch telephone number
Responsibility of Candidate relating to Duties, Conduct at work and Communication with Branch regarding availability and attendance
Health & Safety at Work
Damage to Goods or Equipment reporting policy
Working Time Regulations
Rates of Pay and Overtime premiums
All of our temporary workers undergo rigorous recruitment and selection procedures, which can include numeracy, dexterity and literacy testing. Where appropriate, references and police checks can be requested.
Our recruitment and selection processes and procedures have been designed to meet the requirements of the ISO 9001:2000, relevant legislation and codes of practice
We advertise all of our vacancies through various media
Candidates are interviewed at our premises by experienced consultants
The candidate's personal preferences and specific skills are determined
Application documents are completed which include a declaration covering the information provided and agreement to our terms
Candidates complete relevant skills-based tests and the results assessed
Qualifications, certificates and licences are inspected and copies retained
Eligibility to work in the UK is established by checking the appropriate documentation, which is copied and retained
Successful candidates undergo an induction including instruction which covers the expected standard of conduct
The quality of the interview is controlled and assessed by the branch manager
Where appropriate references are sought from previous employers to establish a complete record of the candidate's work history
Terms of Engagement
The Capital Jobs has a contract with each temporary worker supplied to our clients. It is a contract for services and does not give rise to a contract of employment between The Capital Jobs and the temporary worker.
Under the contract The Capital Jobs will pay an agreed hourly rate to the temporary worker for all authenticated timesheets submitted and be responsible for the deduction of NI , PAYE and other deductions. The contract explains the provisions of the working time regulations relating to paid annual leave, rest periods and working hours.
Some temporary workers are engaged on the self-employed basis with the responsibility to account for their own income and tax related affairs.
Temporary worker is not obliged to accept any assignment offered to them by Capital Jobs, but if they do so, during every assignment the following rules will apply.
The temporary worker must co-operate with the Client's staff and accept the direction, supervision and instruction of any responsible person in the Client's organisation.
They must observe any rules and regulations relating to the Client's work place.
Unless arrangements have been made to the contrary, they must conform to the Clients' normal hours of work.
The Temporary worker must take all reasonable steps to safeguard their own safety and the safety of any other person who may be present or affected by their actions on the assignment and comply with the health and safety policy of the Client.
They must NOT engage in any conduct detrimental to the interests of the Client.
The above is laid out in the Terms of Engagement document and are fully explained during the interview process.
Where appropriate temporary workers' references are obtained. The information requested includes the following.