TDA is an Equal Opportunities employer. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. Disabled
applicants who broadly meet the essential criteria of the person specification are guaranteed an
The Equality Act 2010 defines a person as having a disability if he/she “has a physical or mental
impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his/her ability to carry out
normal day to day activities
The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 requires all employers in the UK to make
basic document checks on every person, before they start work, therefore if you are asked to
interview, you will be required to provide evidence (original documents only) that you are eligible to
live and work in the UK and copies will be taken at interview and if unsuccessful these will be
destroyed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). If you are offered the post these
original documents will be retained on your personal file
Soliciting support or information, which may be deemed to offer an unfair advantage, from the
Mayor, any Elected Members or employees of Torbay Council in connection with this appointment
will disqualify your application
I confirm that I have read and understood the enclosures provided with this application form.
I confirm that the details I have provided in this application form are correct and that I have not deliberately withheld any relevant information that could affect the Council’s decision to employ
I understand that the deliberate falsification of information or failure to disclose relevant information may lead to my application being rejected, any offer of employment being withdrawn or actual appointment being terminated
I declare that I have not canvassed any employee or Councillor either directly or indirectly in connection with this application
I note that the information provided on this application form may be held, further processed or verified in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998
Data Protection – Fair Processing Notice
The collection, processing, maintenance and retention of any personal data which TDA processes, is governed by legislation such as GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, and by the company’s own policies and procedures. The TDA will use any personal data you provide within this document solely for the purpose of assessing the eligibility of your application when applying for a TDA vacancy. The information given will be provided to TDA employees acting as response handlers and recruitment managers. They may share the information with colleagues for the purpose of shortlisting and interviewing for the vacancy. The information may also be shared with external parties if required by law. The information will be kept on file for a period of six months after the closing date of the vacancy to allow for any further processes, such as appeals, that may occur. If you are successful in your application for employment with the TDA, then the application form will be kept on your personnel file for the duration of your employment. For information regarding how your personal data is used by the TDA, please contact us on 01803 208973.
I note that the information provided on this application form may be held, further processed or verified, in accordance with Data Protection Regulation. For information regarding how personal data is used by TDA please contact TDA Data Protection Manager at [email protected].
Submitting this completed application form electronically signifies your acceptance of ALL of the above declarations