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St Joseph's

Catholic Primary School

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Processing of Employee Data

Managing employment

 

Employee Records

We are required to maintain employee records for our staff.  The type of information used in these records includes:

  • Name and contact details
  • Date of Birth
  • Financial details
  • Vetting information
  • Pensions and payroll data
  • References
  • Performance data

 

The records also contain special category personal information, for example:

  • Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Health information
  • Trade Union Membership

 

This information is generally provided by you, and sometimes it is provided by others, such as:

  • Previous employers
  • DBS service
  • Occupational Health providers

 

The school is the data controller for this information.  Data processors support this activity through the provision of systems.  The legal basis we rely on when using this personal information is our employment contract.  The legal basis we rely on for the special category personal data is Employment, Social Security and Social Protection, and Substantial Public Interest.

 

Sometimes we may share this personal information, for example with one or more of the following:

  • Central and local government departments
  • Health providers
  • Other education providers
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Professional Associations
  • Disclosure and Barring service
  • Insurance providers

 

This information will be retained for a minimum of 7 years from the end of the employment contract.

 

Recruitment Records

We collect information when recruiting to vacant posts.  The information is likely to include:

  • Name
  • Contact Details
  • Education History
  • Employment History
  • Vetting information
  • Referee Contact Details
  • Proof of Identity (e.g. Drivers licence, passport)      
  • Proof of right to work in UK where required
  • National Insurance Number
  • Proof of professional qualifications

 

The records may also contain special category personal information, for example:

  • Additional Needs (for interview purposes)
  • Proof of right to work in UK where required

 

This information is generally provided by you, and sometimes it is provided by others, such as:

  • Previous employers
  • DBS service
  • Occupational Health providers

 

The school is the data controller for this information.  Data processors support this activity through the provision of systems.  The legal basis’s we rely on when using this personal information is our Legitimate Interests and Legal Obligation.  The legal basis we rely on for the special category personal data is and Substantial Public Interest.

 

Sometimes we may share this personal information, for example with one or more of the following:

  • Health providers
  • Referees
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Professional Associations
  • Disclosure and Barring service

 

For unsuccessful candidates this information will be retained for a minimum of one year.  Successful candidates’ information will become part of their employee record (see first section of this notice – Employee Records).

 

General Information

No personal information is routinely available outside of the UK.  Should a transfer of personal information be necessary we will only do so where it is permitted by law and where appropriate safeguards are in place.

 

For information about your rights in relation to this use of your personal information please see section 5 of our overarching privacy notice.

 

We have a Data Protection Officer whose role it is to ensure that any personal information processed by the school is processed fairly and lawfully. If you have any concerns or questions regarding how we look after your personal information, please contact the Data Protection Officer, Lauri Almond, at IGS@essex.gov.uk  or by calling 0333 032 2970.

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