In accordance with our policy on equal opportunities in employment, the Charity will provide equal opportunities to any employee or job applicant and will not discriminate either directly or indirectly because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sexual orientation, religion or belief, married or in a civil partnership or will be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justified.

In order to assess how successful this policy is we have set up a system of monitoring all job applications. We would therefore be grateful if you would complete the questions on this form.

All information will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by employees directly involved in the appointment. It will stored separately and used only to provide statistics for monitoring purposes.

Thank you for your assistance.

  • The Equality Act 2010

    The Equality Act 2010 defines a person as disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term (i.e. has lasted or is expected to last at least 12 months) adverse effect on one’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. This definition includes conditions such as diabetes, cancer, HIV, mental health illness and learning disabilities
  • Ethnic origin

    Relates to a sense of identity/belonging on the basis of race/culture.
  • Data Protection Act 2018

    The Fire Fighters Charity processes personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. For full details of how the Charity processes your data, please see our Privacy Policy. The information requested on this form is classed as special category data. When processing special category data, the Charity is required by law to obtain your consent. Any information on this form will be treated with the strictest of confidence and held on the HR database only. By submitting this form, I give my consent to special category personal data being processed in accordance with the Charity’s Data Protection Policy.