Application for Employment

Job Application Form


This information will be used by the company for the purpose of obtaining details it considers to be relevant
to the recruitment process. Please ensure that you have completed all sections of the form and return it to Human Resources Manager, Townends Accountants LLP, Carlisle Street, GOOLE, East Yorkshire, DN14 5DX

Please note: CVs are not acceptable as a substitute for any part of this form. You may enclose a copy of your CV if you feel it will support your application in any way.


Do you need a permit to take up employment in the UK? *
Do you hold a current driving license? *
Do you have any current driving convictions? *
Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence, other than a spent conviction under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974? *

Education & Training


Current / Most Recent Employment Please give details of your current position / most recent employment
It/was the post: *
Previous Employment Please give details of all previous positions (most recent first) held since completing full time education.


We will apply for references, which must include your present or most recent employer (or if you are a student, your school or college, and any previous employers in the last 18 months). Please provide any contact names to help us with obtaining this information.

Additional Information

Please use this space to detail what knowledge, skills and experience you have that present you as suitable for this position and state your reasons for making this application. Please include any information that may support your application e.g. past experience gained through paid employment, voluntary work, domestic responsibilities, leisure activities, special interests and training.


If offered this position, will you continue to work in any other capacity: *
Do you have any pre-arranged holiday commitments? *


I certify that the information on this application form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and understand that the giving of false or misleading information may result in dismissal.

I understand that any offer of employment is also subject to receipt of references that meet a standard considered suitable by the company.

Note: References will be used to verify information provided on a candidate’s CV and this application form and also to obtain other information regarding an applicant’s suitability for the post. Any discrepancies identified will be raised with the candidate prior to taking any action.

Should you be successful with this application, we will retain this form on your personnel file for the duration of your employment with the company and for a period of 6 years after leaving our employment. Should you be unsuccessful with this application this document will be destroyed by the company after six months of our notification to you.