Identifying a role and preparing to apply
- supply contact details and basic information about yourself
- outline clearly why you’re applying for the position
- attach a copy of your CV
Reviewing your application
We’ll review your application internally once the closing date for the role has passed. Within two weeks of the closing date, we’ll let you know whether you’ve been successful in your application.
If your application is successful, we’ll shortlist you to take part in the next stage of the selection process.
- reviewing your career to date
- some technical questions to help us understand your level of experience
- some behavioural/competency-based questions to get a better idea of how you work
- do a presentation
- take part in a technical assessment
- complete a case study or analyse some information
- Proof of address
- Eligibility to work in the UK
- Employment references – covering the last 5 years
- Education – including highest level of qualification
- Professional qualifications
- Disclosure and Baring Service
- Online Presence
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Frequently asked questions
If you are not successful in your application, we will let you know as soon as a decision is made.
We will look to be able to provide you with feedback as to why your application was unsuccessful.
We don’t. But you can log in to our recruitment system and register to receive alerts about new vacancies.
We aim to complete the process as quickly as possible and we’ll let you know whenever there are delays.
You can track the progress of your application through your account on our recruitment system.
Yes. However, because we process applications for vacancies separately, we may shortlist you to attend interviews at different times.
We’ll reimburse reasonable travel costs if we hold your interview in a different office to where your role would be based – for example, if you apply for a Sheffield-based role and we invite you to interview in London.
We wouldn’t pay these expenses if you attend an interview in the office where your role would be based (for example, you apply for a Sheffield-based role and travel to the Sheffield office for the interview).
If you need us to make any adjustments or modifications to allow you to take part equally and fairly in any part of the recruitment and selection process, please contact a member of the Resourcing Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
We do. However, because we must follow government rules on procurement, we can only work with agencies that have signed up to specific government framework agreements.