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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The online recruitment system is provided and hosted by Independent Age and its third party supplier – (Stonefish Software). Independent Age makes every possible effort to ensure that the information published on its online recruitment system is accurate and up to date, but does not accept any responsibility for errors or omissions and reserves the right to make amendments at any time and without prior notice.

Links to third party websites may be used for the convenience of users. By linking to these websites Independent Age in no way endorses the contents, views or information held on such sites. 

In registering to use our online recruitment system you undertake to provide accurate and current information about yourself, including your correct name, address and any other requested information and to update that as necessary in any subsequent applications.

If you knowingly make any false statements or withhold any relevant information this may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal or the withdrawal of any offer of appointment.

Independent Age cannot be held liable for delays to applications resulting from failures of the system outside its direct control.

Data Protection

By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to Independent Age holding and using it in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 

By submitting your application, you declare that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy and that you consent to your personal data being processed as described.

For more information please refer to our Privacy Policy.


Cookies are used on this website to allow access to authenticated areas of the website (e.g. applying for a vacancy), for storing individual user preferences, and for gathering analytical visitor data.  

For more information please refer to our Cookies information page.


This accessibility statement applies to the eRecruitment software called Stonefish used by Independent Age. This is accessed using the URL The site uses software supplied by the company Stonefish. It has been developed to meet the WCAG AA standards. 

It is important to us that everyone viewing the recruitment system can do so easily. For example that means you should be able to:

  • understand the website text
  • change colours and contrast levels
  • zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate all the content using just a keyboard
  • all images have alternative text
  • be able to understand hyperlink destinations from the text description
  • navigate to all headings on the page using assistive technology
  • use text to speech tools to access content

The colours used have been chosen for contrast to aid visually impaired users.

Please see below tips that are designed to help with accessibility issues:

To increase or decrease text size for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users: Use the View > Text Size options in the browser menu.

To increase or decrease text size for Apple Safari users: Use the Safari > Preferences > Appearance options in the browser menu.

AbilityNet also has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of our recruitment system. If you require any information in a different format, or have feedback about the site please contact us.

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