The following information gives a brief overview of our recruitment process. Where it is necessary, additional guidance has been provided. Ensuring that you provide information to us when required will ensure that we can process your application as quickly as possible and avoid any delays to interview or start dates.
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders)
If you have any further questions please contact the HR Medical and Dental Services team.
Applying for a position
Our job adverts will direct you to this Microsite which holds more information about the careers that we offer. Each advert will have further included:-
Your full CV and application pack should be forwarded to the HR contact by the closing date. On completing your CV please ensure this includes all relevant dates and any gaps in your career are explained.
When shortlisted against the criteria on the person specification you will be invited to attend an interview. The interview will be chaired by a medical manager and may include several members on the panel including an external assessor or a training programme director (where appropriate for the grade).
Prior to interview the following pre-interview checks will be completed:-
We are recognised as a Disability Confident Employer. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.
Following the interview
You will be advised by phone whether you have been successful or not at interview. If successful you will receive a verbal offer of employment and, if accepted, you will then receive a provisional offer of employment. The offer is provisional subject to further pre-employment checks:-
On satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks a start date will be confirmed and a contract of employment issued.
Interview expenses may be incurred for candidates on point of entry to the UK and paid in line with terms and conditions of service. Expenses should be authorised in advance of your interview.