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Employer Terms and Conditions for Online Job Board

The Careers and Employability Service will not enter into contracts with students or employers. All contracts are to be agreed directly between the employer and student. The Online Jobs Board is not an agency and accepts no liability for the actions of students and employers.

By submitting a vacancy online you agree to adhere to all legal requirements and in good faith with the following guidance:

1. University of Suffolk Careers reserves the right not to advertise an employer's vacancy for any reason.

2. The employer should make clear the nature of the work offered and specify clearly any necessary skills, terms and conditions.

3. Employers should clearly state in writing the terms of employment, by no later than the first day of employment.

4. The employer should seek to obtain details of the students' study obligations and should bear these in mind when negotiating hours of work with students.

5. The employer shall satisfy themselves as to the suitability of any employee. They shall be responsible for taking up any references provided before employment and are responsible for verifying the students immigration status.

6. It is the duty of the employer to meet all the statutory legal requirements with regard to students employed. In particular, the employer is reminded of the following requirements:

a. Payment of National Insurance contributions, tax or, where appropriate, submission of Declaration of Income forms [P38(s)] to the Inland Revenue.

b. Adherence to Health and Safety regulations.

c. Provision of adequate insurance.

d. Compliance with legislation against discrimination in employment on the basis of gender, ethnic origin and disability. Compliance with legislation in respect to non-discrimination on the grounds of age.

e. Adherence to National Minimum Wage (NMW) and working time legislation.

f. Immigration regulations.

7. Where training is required, this must comply with NMW and working time legislation. Any potential employees must be made aware in advance of the training period.

8. It is the responsibility of the employer to let all candidates know the result of an application or interview as soon as reasonably possible.

9. It is the responsibility of the employer to inform the University of Suffolk Careers and Employability service when the post has been filled.

These proposals are without prejudice to any rights or obligations which may be relied upon in law, including but not limited to race relations, employment protection, sex discrimination and age discrimination. It is strongly recommended that good equal opportunities practice be extended into areas not covered by the law.

All information advertised by the University of Suffolk Careers Jobs Board is done so in good faith.

University of Suffolk Careers makes every effort to ensure that any information given is true and accurate at the time of disclosure. It accepts no liability for any misinformation published.