Through this process we strive to increase awareness of our commitment to the welfare of vulnerable people, making sure all candidates have the best opportunity to demonstrate their suitability and select the best candidate for the job.
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If you meet the minimum criteria for a job role complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return it to email@example.com by the closing date and time on the advert. We will send you an automatic email to say we have received your application.
We review applications, match them with the person specification and shortlist against competencies and values for the role. Any applicant eligible through guaranteed interview scheme that meet the essential criteria will automatically be shortlisted.
Shortlisted candidates are invited to an interview and skills assessment if required. We will let you know in your invite to interview letter if you have to complete a skills assessment. You should hear back within two weeks of the closing date.
We notify successful candidates that they are preferred candidates. You will receive a call from the recruiting manager to give you the good news. This will be followed up with a letter from our HR department.
We carry out pre-employment checks so we can confirm an offer of employment.
We make an offer and negotiate a start date when all checks are complete.
We communicate with you by email through the recruitment process except for the preferred candidate and offer of employment which will be by letter. If you have any questions during the recruitment policy, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
With a talented team of 300 staff we pride ourselves on making the SSSC a great place to work.
We have four directorates that carry out our statutory and workforce development role and provide support functions.
In everything we do, we believe the people of Scotland have the right to be safe when accessing social care services.