Staff Recruitment Process

Staff Recruitment Process

Valour Youth in association with Mighty Men of Valour Staff Recruitment Process.

Mighty Men of Valour (MMOV) is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  We use a professional recruitment agency called Active and Creative Teachers (ACT Recruitment Agency) to ensure the quality, scrutiny and suitability , references and vetting procedures of the mentoring staff that we use.

ACT Recruitment Agency on behalf of MMOV ensure that all our mentors:

  • Are thoroughly interviewed, providing current Curriculum Vitae's, detailing previous employment and qualifications, training and professional status as required by law, the hirer or a professional body.
  • Identity is confirmed and checks are made via birth certificate, pass port or driving license
  • Proof of residing in the UK via utility bills/official work and pensions documents
  • Are Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have satisfactory references
  • Complete a medical questionnaire
  • When proposing a mentor to any school or organisation MMOV only supply mentors who have passed these quality and vetting checks through Active & Creative Teachers Recruitment.

    MMOV also conduct, over time, our own quality processes, such as:

    • Accredited Training - OCNLR Mentoring Practice course level 2
    • Safeguarding Level 1 and 3
    • List 99 search

    As an employer we undertake to:

    • Ensure that equality principles, with regard to contract status and career development opportunities, apply equally to all staff
    • Ensure that equal opportunities and practice inform all staffing policy
    • Encourage members of ethnic minorities, men and women to apply for posts in grades or areas of work where they are under-represented
    • Pay due regard to the special needs of individuals, including those with physical or sensory disabilities, who may require support
    • Have equally high expectations of all staff and providers irrespective of race, social background, gender and age
    • To work and offer support all providers equally
    • Inform and consult staff and providers on developments with the Equality Policy
    • Address Equality issues and Complaints with immediate and appropriate action

    All of our mentors also have agreed to and adhere to our Health & Safety, Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, Lone Working, Code of Conduct, as well as other Policies & Procedures recognised by Croydon Council Early Intervention Team.

    Yours sincerely

    Maxine Benjamin
    Director/Trustee

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