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Help with applying

We’re delighted that you are interested in working with us and have some helpful hints and tips to help you to be successful in obtaining the job you would like:

Guaranteed interview scheme

We offer both disabled applicants and armed forces veterans a guaranteed interview should you meet the essential knowledge and educational requirements within the job description. Find out about our guaranteed interview scheme.


  • All of our job roles have a job description that details the main responsibilities and objectives, along with the knowledge, skills and experience required
  • Use the job description to tell us about your strengths and abilities, and how you meet the criteria within it
  • Examples are a great way to highlight how you have the skills and experience for the job – The STAR method | National Careers Service
  • Keep your responses concise and to the point wherever possible
  • Attach your CV if you wish
  • Be aware of our values – they are really important to us


  • You will be informed of the interview format and whether there will be any presentations or exercises when you are invited
  • Our interviews may be in person or online
  • You will be asked to bring documents to show your right to work in the UK and evidence of your qualifications or essential requirements such as a driving licence – your invite to interview letter will explain this in more detail
  • Interview questions are based on the job requirements and our values so you can think about the questions you may be asked by looking at them
  • Remember to provide relevant examples and explain why you would like to work with us The STAR method | National Careers Service

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