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Skills for Care Vacancies
Do you want to work for Skills for Care? You can find all the latest vacancies on this page and details of how to apply to work for a progressive employer, committed to developing the social care workforce.
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- Application form
Please note if you are returning an application form downloaded from this site then you will be assigned a personal candidate number once it has been received
- Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Assistance for Interview Form
- Homeworking agreement (if applicable)
This form must be completed for home based roles only. Your application will not be processed unless this form is complete.
The Recruitment Process
All correspondence is via email therefore please ensure you have a valid email address on your application form. If you require further assistance, or have any specific requirements, please contact the HR Unit on 0113 241 1255.
1. Applying for a vacancy
All current vacancies are advertised above. If you would like to apply for a vacancy please click on the link in order to download the application form and click on the name of the vacancy to download the job description and further information about the post.
Please note that Skills for Care do not accept CVs. Applications will only be accepted if they are completed on the official Skills for Care application form. Please ensure all applications are fully completed as incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Please do not include portfolio evidence or attachments of examples of work as it is only the application form that is shortlisted.
It is our preference to receive applications via email: email@example.com. Please note that a hard copy is not required as your email will be accepted as your signature and acceptance that you agree to the declaration on page 3 of the application form.
Please ensure the correct postage is applied to your application form to enable your application to arrive on time.
2. Shortlisting stage
All applications are shortlisted by the recruitment panel using set criteria. Candidates who have been successful to the interview stage will be contacted usually via email within 10 working days of the closing date.
If you do not receive an email within 10 working days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Please note that Skills for Care receive a very high number of applications for job roles and therefore do not provide feedback on applications which have been unsuccessful.
3. Interview Stage
Interview dates are arranged in advance and the dates are provided on the advertisement or recruitment overview. Candidates are asked to complete an 'Assistance to interview' form which can be downloaded from Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Assistance for Interview Form.
Please note that Skills for Care do not reimburse travel expenses or any costs incurred for attendance at interviews. The organisation will always seek to arrange convenient interview locations to reduce any expenditure.
Skills for Care is an equal opportunities employer for flexible working and welcomes job share applications and secondments.
Skills for Care is also an age positive employer and has been awarded disability two ticks.
If you have any further questions regarding the recruitment process please contact the HR unit on 0113 241 1255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.