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Medical checks for new school staff
How do I verify a candidate's medical fitness? This article looks at statutory safeguarding guidance and what it says about pre-employment checks. It also relays advice on medical checks for staff from ACAS, ASCL, one of our associate education experts, and the EHRC.
- Requirement to verify physical and mental fitness for the role
- Can you ask about health or disabilities during the application process?
- Ensuring physical fitness for the role
- Disclosing medical conditions and disabilities
- Retrospective checks
- Examples of health questionnaires
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