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Jersey Appointments Commission Recruitment Code

Produced by the Jersey Appointments Commission (Office of the Chief Executive)
Authored by Jersey Appointments Commission and published on 07 Nov 2013
Prepared internally, no external cost


​​​​A primary function of the Jersey Appointments Commission in overseeing the recruitment of States employees, as well as appointees to States-supported or related bodies, is to ensure that the selection is fair, efficient and conducted in accordance with best practice and procedures. The commission produces 3 complementary guides on recruitment and selection.

The recruitment code sets the principles and processes to be applied in recruitment and selection activities for all appointments and sets out requirements for aspects of the appointment of public sector employees. This code covers:

  • key principles
  • scope
  • responsibilities
  • confidentiality
  • conflicts of interest
  • use of recruitment agencies / consultancies
  • accounting for recruitment decisions
  • complaints
  • appointment processes that are not compliant
  • interpretation of key principles
  • exceptions
  • audit
  • members of the commission

The commission has been in existence since 2002 and has a Chairman and 4 other Commissioners.

Alternatively contact the Jersey Appointments Commission: 
Jersey Appointments Commission
PO Box 430

Email the Appointments Commission

Jersey Appointments Commission Guidance on Senior Recruitment

Download Jersey Appointments Commission Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agr​eement (size 148kb)
Download Jersey Appointments Commission Recruitment Guidelines for Senior States Employees, appointees and members of independent bodies. (size 238kb)

The recruitment guidelines are in the process of being amended, and any small revisions will be updated in June 2016.

Download JAC Annual Report 2015 (size 320kb)
Download Jersey Appointments Commission Conflict of Interest Record (size 45kb)
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