Background Screening Policy Template

Need help to implement best practice for background checks within your organisation, but don’t know where to start?

Download our free background screening policy template and accompanying guide.

Background screening policy template

Why You Need a Background Screening Policy

  • Ensure you meet industry regulations
  • Help you achieve a streamlined process that is time- and cost-efficient
  • Guarantee fairness and consistency
  • Reduce risk
  • Establish trust with new and existing employees so that they know you care about hiring top talent and building the best team possible

Why Start With Our Template?

A background screening policy outlines how and why you should conduct checks on potential new hires, contractors and existing employees. We have created a concise, robust background screening policy that can be downloaded and tailored to suit any business.

It’s also easy to share with your hiring managers and can act as a focal point for discussions about what it important to you and your business. This policy template, along with the supporting guide, will help you to implement screening that reflects best practice for background checks and is aligned to your unique business needs.

Simply Download and Customise

This policy template encapsulates nearly 20 years of experience in support background checks across nearly every employment industry.

To get started, all you need to do is customise the template to suit your business requirements. Jump in and get started today.

Your template covers:

  1. Purpose and scope
  2. Privacy and confidentiality
  3. Company’s responsibilities
  4. Procedure for pre-employment screening
  5. Rescreening of existing employees
  6. Procedure for re-screening employees
  7. Assessing risk levels within your company
  8. Assessment of screening results
  9. Next policy review

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  • Is this template free?

    Yes, it is! We create and share resources that we hope will help you do your job more effectively. Just keep us in mind next time you have questions about background screening within your organisation!

Over 26,000 businesses already rely on our background screening expertise.

So if you want to develop a background screening policy for your organisation but don’t know where to start – we’ve got you!

Background screening policy template

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