3.6 Crime, suspension - 3.7 Improper Activity

3.6 Crime, suspension and disciplinary actions

On appointment, all appointees must declare to SQA if they have any outstanding criminal charges or convictions of a violent, sexual or dishonest nature. In addition, all appointees must declare any criminal charges of a violent, sexual or dishonest nature made against them during their appointment at the time of such a charge.

All appointees must immediately declare to SQA if they are currently, or become, suspended by any employer and the reasons for such suspension. SQA reserves the right to invoke the termination and suspension provisions outlined in section 3.5 and the first paragraph of section 3.6.

Failure to disclose such a suspension will be regarded by SQA as a material breach of the conditions of appointment and may lead to termination of appointment.

All appointees must immediately declare to SQA if they are currently under disciplinary action by any employer, or if disciplinary action is taken against them and the reasons for such disciplinary action. SQA reserves the right to invoke the suspension and termination provisions outlined in section 3.5 and 3.6. Failure to inform SQA of any disciplinary action will be regarded by SQA as a material breach of the conditions of appointment and may lead to termination of appointment.

3.7 Improper activity

Where you believe you are being required to act in a way which:

  • is illegal, improper, or unethical
  • may involve possible maladministration
  • is otherwise inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions

you should discuss the matter with Jacqui Faulds, Head of Appointee Management (0345 213 5375).

Similarly, where you observe inappropriate activity or behaviour in the course of your duties, you should discuss the matter with Jacqui Faulds, Head of Appointee Management (0345 213 5375).