Harmony at Home understands the importance of securing suitable references for all candidates. The positions that we recruit for include working with children, along with working in private households. Positions that involve children are regulated under the Children’s Act 2014.
The candidate has quoted you as a person to contact for which a reference may be made on his/her behalf.
We undertake an extensive check of previous employment and the candidates career history. This enables us to understand whether a candidate is appropriate for different childcare roles and or roles in private houses. We also check for any gaps in employment.
By agreeing and completing our online reference form, you are confirming that you fully understand and agree with the criteria set out below in either the Professional or Character reference form information.
The reference that you will provide will impact our decision as to whether a candidate is suitable to work with children, and or in private households. All information provided must be genuine, legitimate and accurate. We will verify your reference with a phone call.
The reference provided will be treated in strict confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR” and UK law. The reference provided may be passed on to future employers, and the candidate.