Right to work
Right To Work (RTW)
The following individuals are considered to be settled workers, are not subject to immigration control and therefore have no restrictions on working in the UK:
- British citizens
Please note that British Overseas citizens, British Overseas Territories citizens, British Nationals (Overseas), British Protected Persons and British Subjects are all forms of British nationality which require permission to live and work in the UK. You may be entitled to register as a British citizen in certain circumstances.
- Irish citizens
- Those who do not have any time limits attached to their stay in the UK e.g. those with Indefinite Leave to Remain, EU Settled Status, etc
Please note that:
- From 1 July 2021 European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals are no longer be able to demonstrate their RTW by producing evidence of their nationality (i.e. a national passport or ID card), and instead are required to demonstrate their RTW through evidence of their immigration status, using the Online RTW Check portal (subject to a limited number of exceptions).
- If you were resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, you will need to provide evidence that:
- If you live outside the UK but worked in the UK before 31 December 2020, you will need to provide evidence that you hold, or have applied for, a frontier worker permit.
- If you are a family member of an EEA national resident or frontier working in the UK before 31 December 2020, you will need to apply for and obtain an EU Settlement Scheme family permit.
- You can find more information on the EU Settlement Scheme/Frontier Worker Permit in our Support for Staff FAQs and EU Settlement Scheme FAQs.
If you do not fall into any of the above categories, you will need to apply for and obtain an appropriate work visa under the new Points Based immigration System (PBS) before you come to live and work in the UK.
If offered employment by the College, you will be required to provide satisfactory evidence Demonstrating Your Right To Work in the UK before you can start work.