WHY CHOOSE US?

-We are certainly not the only SEND Recruitment, Tuition and Mentoring company out there, but we strive to be the best. One of our core principles is to only provide a quality of service that is proven and that we believe in, even if it means missing out on a few clients. We provide exceptional services that works.

-Working within the Education, Health and Social Care sectors has given us significant experience of the types of individuals you are searching for. Our team have developed excellent insight into the unique set of skills; qualifications and experience needed to find the right candidate with the right experience to work with your specials schools, colleges and all other related settings.

-We do more than just fill positions. We take pride in our placements. We don't just recruit; we build long-lasting partnerships, we understand special schools ,children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND/SEN),complex learning disabilities and at risk youth. We utilize the industry's most comprehensive recruiting processes to assure on-target matches are met every time for both clients and candidates.

-The sectors in which we recruit is not limited. As seen throughout our website, we provide recruitment services for sickness cover, temporary staff, holiday cover, short term contracts, a longer-term maternity cover, permanent staff and as well as graduates. Our range of roles covered renders us the one-stop-shop for recruitment needs and encourages clients coming back time and time again.

-We are a member of the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC) and The Tutors' Association Corporate Membership (TTA). We maintain the code of ethics according to the REC, TTA and we carry out all employment checks mandated by the Department for Education DfE "Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education".

-All our staffs have an up to date enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS), vetted through robust safer recruitment processes and reference checked before embarking on the relationship with a young person or any placement. Evidence of all vetting and safeguarding checks are scanned, recorded on our database and email detailing the below is sent to all special schools and all other related settings before embarking on the relationship with a young person or any placements.

-We offer a competitive & transparent low-cost service as we are motivated by our impact and not our wallets.

THE COMPLIANCE CHECKS INCLUDE

Star Ascend is committed to child protection and safer recruitment in Education, Health and Social Care. We ensure that all our staff and candidates have an up to date enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS), vetted through robust safer recruitment processes and reference checked before embarking on the relationship with a young person or any placements. Evidence of all vetting and safeguarding checks are scanned, recorded on our database and email detailing the below is sent to all special schools and all other related settings before embarking on the relationship with a young person or any placements.

In line with the REC and the DfEs 'Keeping Children Safe in Education DfE guidelines', We check the following:

-Pre-screen and select candidates
-Conduct in-depth face to face interviews
-CV Checks
-In accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all candidates and staff are required to provide documentation to Star Ascend to evidence their legal right to work in the UK(passport, birth certificate, biometric visa)
-Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) Find out how we handle information provided by DBS
-Overseas police check (if you have lived or worked abroad for six months or more over the last five years)
-Two proofs of address (utility bill, bank statements) using the DBS list of approved documents
- Identity Checks ((Passport, Driving licence, Original Certificate, Photographic Identification and Proof of Address)
- Overseas Criminal Record Check (where applicable)
-Complete detailed reference covering 2 years
-Signed Disqualification by Association Declaration
-QTS Certificate/ Registration with the Teaching Agency
-Signed Rehabilitation of Offenders Declaration
-Child Barring Check/List 99 checks
-Medical Checks

Additional Vetting Procedures

There are also a number of vetting procedures and checks we carry out when registering with Star Ascend.These include:
-Date of birth check, against a passport, national ID card or photo driving licence
-Where necessary, sighting marriage or divorce certificates as part of the identification check
-National Insurance number, against a NI card, P45/P60 or government letter
-CV check, with any gaps accounted for
-Enhanced DBS certificate, conducted annually. Candidates on the DBS update service will have their DBS checked annually or more frequently if a client requires
-For candidates with QTS, we will check their registration with the National College for Teaching and Leadership, both as part of the recruitment process and then on an annual basis
-Star Ascend's medical questionnaire, completed at your initial face-to-face registration meeting
-Confirmation that the 'Keeping children safe in education: childcare disqualification requirement checks' has been read
-As part of Star Ascend's registration form, completing the 'Rehabilitation of the Offenders Act Statement'



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