Definition of Permanent Contract
"A contract with the University which does not have a specific end date. See: https://www.gov.uk/employment-status/employee."
If a permanent contract is the correct engagement route, you should refer to the HR Recruitment toolkit on Workspace. This section provides you with a clear, step-by-step guide to recruiting the best staff in your area.
It covers all the stages of recruitment; from approval to fill a post, grading a post, advertising, interviewing (including giving feedback) to your legal obligations.