Team Member Application Form – all Urban Saints' Groups
1. This online form is for completion by ALL those applying to take on one of the following roles in a leadership team at an Urban Saints' Group – this includes those changing to a different role within their current team:

- Main Leaders
- Assistant Leaders
- Group Helpers
- Trainee Helpers
- Temporary Volunteer

2. When you are ready, please work through all the questions below, noting that a red asterisk means the question is compulsory. Partly-completed forms cannot be saved so it is best to read through to the end and ensure you have all the required information to hand before starting.

3. If you are applying for a role other than Main Leader, then when you have completed the Form the Main Leader of your Group will be contacted by Urban Saints to verify the appointment.

4. All of the information given will be held and used in accordance with Urban Saints' Privacy Policy – www.urbansaints.org/privacypolicy.

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For those applying in N. Ireland ONLY, we are required to ask you to read the following:

All volunteers working with children and young people must complete an AccessNI application form before commencement of working with children and young people as part of any Urban Saints activities.

Urban Saints Ireland has an AccessNI code of Practice, and policy for handling, storage and use of information which can be downloaded from https://www.urbansaints.org/dbsdownloads.

A criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining a position within Urban Saints. For full details on our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders please visit https://www.urbansaints.org/dbsdownloads.
SECTION 1 – About your Group
Name of your Group *
This should be the official name agreed with Urban Saints and will normally include the location. If you aren't sure what to put, PLEASE CHECK with the Main Leaders or your local Impact Team Leader.
Your answer
Which type of Group are you? *
If you aren't sure, PLEASE CHECK with the Main Leaders as this MUST be answered correctly.
For which role are you applying? *
If you aren't sure, PLEASE CHECK with the Main Leaders as this MUST be answered correctly.
SECTION 2 – your details
Title *
Your answer
Surname in full *
Your answer
Forename(s) in full *
Please give your Forenames EXACTLY as on your Birth Certificate.
Your answer
Forename usually used
Your answer
Gender *
Date of birth *
Please enter the date using the format: dd MMM YYYY, (e.g. 21 Aug 1989).
Your answer
Postal address (line 1) *
Your answer
Postal address (line 2)
Your answer
Town or city *
Your answer
County
Your answer
Postcode *
Your answer
Daytime telephone number *
We may need to call if we have a query about your application.
Your answer
Mobile telephone number *
Please enter NONE if you do not have a mobile.
Your answer
Email address *
This email address is the one we will use for all communications from Urban Saints.
Your answer
SECTION 3 – your contact preferences
We are permitted to contact you with reference to this application and your role within the Group.

Under the GDPR regulations Urban Saints requires your permission to send you additional updates, news and information. We will respect how often we contact you and you can change this at any time by emailing us at email@urbansaints.org.

You can view the Urban Saints Privacy Policy here: https://www.urbansaints.org/privacy.
Please let us know if you would like to hear from Urban Saints *
Opt-in
Opt-out
By email
By post
By phone
By SMS text
Below are the various options you may choose in order to be kept up-to-date with Urban Saints' activities. Please tick all that apply:
Regular emails you would like to receive
Regular post you would like to receive
Specific areas of ministry you would like to hear about
Regions / nations you would like to hear about
SECTION 4 – Safeguarding information
Have you ever had an offer to work with children or young people declined, or had any allegation made against you that has been reported to, and investigated by, Social Services and/or the Police? *
If 'Yes', please give details
Your answer
Do you suffer, or have you suffered, from any illness that may directly affect your work with children/young people? *
If 'Yes', please give details
Your answer
Have you ever been convicted, cautioned or charged in relation to any offence (excluding minor motoring offences), or, to your knowledge, are you at present the subject of a criminal investigation or prosecution? *
In view of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this role in Urban Saints is exempt from the provision of Section 4 (ii) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975). You are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provisions of the Act.
If 'Yes', please give details
Your answer
If you are aged 16 or over, do you hold an Enhanced DBS, PVG or AccessNI certificate? *
If 'Yes' above, please give the certificate number
Your answer
Also if 'Yes' above, please give the certificate issue date
Please enter the date using the format: dd MMM YYYY, (e.g. 16 Oct 2018).
Your answer
Also, if 'Yes' above, please give the body that issued the certificate (e.g. Urban Saints, your church, local authority etc)
Your answer
If you have an Enhanced DBS issued in ENGLAND OR WALES, did you register it with the DBS Update Service? *
IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration would NOT have happened automatically – you had to specifically register the DBS with the Update Service within 14 days (or more recently 30 days) of receiving the certificate. If this is the case, please ensure that the DBS number and issue date given above is for the certificate you registered with the Update Service and not for a different one.
If required, I am willing to undertake a new enhanced DBS/PVG/AccessNI check with Urban Saints *
If you are aged 16+ and answered 'No' to the question above, please give details
Your answer
I agree to work to the standards applicable to my Group (see NOTE below). *
NOTE: COMMUNITY GROUPS follow the guidance given in the online Good Practice Guide and Main Leaders are responsible for ensuring the team knows, and works, to these standards. AFFILIATED GROUPS follow the policies and practice guidelines of the church to which they are affiliated. SCHOOL/COLLEGE GROUPS follow the polices and practice guidelines of the school/college in which they meet.
If 'No', please give details
Your answer
SECTION 5 – further declarations
I have read Urban Saints’ Basis of Faith *
You can read the Urban Saints Basis of Faith here: https://www.urbansaints.org/faith
I have read Urban Saints’ Strategy *
You can read the Urban Saints Strategy here: https://www.urbansaints.org/strategy
I give permission for Urban Saints to process my personal data for use in relation to this appointment *
Please enter your full name again here to confirm that you are the applicant named above *
Your answer
SECTION 6 – References (this does not apply to Trainee Helpers)
If you are applying for the role of MAIN LEADER, ASSISTANT LEADER, GROUP HELPER or TEMPORARY VOLUNTEER it is normal practice to take up two references as part of the safer recruiting process we follow. Please provide below details of two referees who have known you for at least two years and are willing to provide a short email reference for you.

Referees may NOT be family members, your local Impact Team Leader or other members of your Group's leadership team.

Those applying for a TRAINEE HELPER role may ignore this question and go straight to the Submit Form section below.
Referee 1
This should be your church leader, or someone in a similar role, who has known you for at least two years.
Referee 1 Title
Your answer
Referee 1 First name
Your answer
Referee 1 Surname
Your answer
Referee 1 Contact telephone number
Your answer
Referee 1 Email address
Your answer
Referee 2
This should be someone who has known you well for at least two years.
Referee 2 Title
Your answer
Referee 2 First name
Your answer
Referee 2 Surname
Your answer
Referee 2 Contact telephone number
Your answer
Referee 2 Email address
Your answer
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PLEASE check through your answers to ensure you have given us the correct details.

When you are ready to send us the Form click the SUBMIT button below. Once your application has been processed – which may take several days – we will be in touch with you.
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