Frequestly asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for a vacancy?

From the recruitment homepage you can search for a vacancy by selecting the role you wish to apply for from the drop down menu. Alternatively you can search existing vacancies by clicking on the search vacancies button on the homepage.

How can I keep up to date with new vacancies?

You can register on line to receive regular vacancy alerts, as well as visiting our careers site.

I have forgotten my account password - what do I do?

On the login page click on the link that says “Forgotten your password?” You will be asked to enter your email address and submit these details. You should then log onto your e-mail account to retrieve your password reminder.

Will the system log me out automatically?

As you are completing your online application form, please bear in mind that our system has automatic time-outs built in. You will be logged out of the system after 60 minutes of inactivity (i.e. not clicking on links or 'save and exit' buttons on the sections of the application form) and you may lose information which has not been saved. Therefore, please save your information regularly by clicking 'save' or 'save and exit'.

Is there a limited time for filling in an application form online?

As long as you complete and submit your application by the closing time on the closing date of the position there is no limit to how long you take to fill in your application. You can therefore take your time to complete the application form, save it and go back to finish it at your leisure.

How can I tell which questions within the application form are mandatory?

Mandatory questions are displayed in bold and marked with an asterisk.

Can I print off my application form to keep a copy for myself?

Yes, once you have completed your application, you can print out a summary.

What happens once I have applied for a vacancy?

After submitting your application you will receive an acknowledgement email. Your application will be reviewed and if you are successful you will be invited for a first stage interview.

How often are new vacancies advertised on the site?

New vacancies are advertised on the site on an on-going basis. We recommend visiting the site regularly to make sure that you don’t miss out on any new vacancy opportunities. Alternatively you can register for specific vacancy alerts.

Who has access to my data once I have applied?

Your application details will initially only be seen by the Recruitment Team and the Line Manager responsible for the vacancy you have applied for. If you are successful in securing a role then the registration form you have completed will be used to complete the on-boarding process including your contract of employment.