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How to make a great application

The application process will ask you for examples of situations you have been in before, what you did and what the outcome was. This will allow us to get a better understanding of what capabilities and skills you have.

To demonstrate this, you don’t need to give examples from the workplace. It could be from a situation that happened in your home life, as part of a sports club or team that you are involved in or from a school or further education setting.

Do not be daunted by this as your answers will be based on something you know about best – you.

You will have a range of things you have encountered in your life that you can draw upon. We will help you to focus on the important information from these experiences to improve your chances of success through this application process.

If you would like to speak with someone from our recruitment team, please send an email to recruitment@socialsecurity.gov.scot. Please include your contact details if you would like to request a call back from a member of the recruitment team.

Workshops

Information on our candidate workshops is available on Eventbrite where you can also register for a workshop.

You can view a virtual version of the workshop here:

A Band Candidate Workshop With BSL

16:40

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Colleague testimonials

Below are some video testimonials from our colleagues that were filmed before Covid-19 restrictions.

Darren

01:18

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Rubina

01:25

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Ondrej

1:57

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