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After you apply

Learn what happens once you submit a job application to our online system. 

Application progress

You will be informed of progress to your application by emails which will be sent to your user account and to the email address you use to login. You can access any received emails in your user account by clicking on the ‘Communications’ link in the candidate homepage.


Shortlisting begins at the point you submit your application to the online system. Applications will be reviewed by a panel, who will consider whether the application has clearly evidenced that it meets the person specification criteria for the post.


If you're unsuccessful in obtaining an interview, we'll send you an email notification as soon as the shortlisting process has been completed. 

Following interview, feedback can be requested by emailing


Interviews will usually take place within four weeks of the closing date.

If you're selected for an interview, we'll send you an email detailing the venue, timing and format of the interview. If you require any assistance or adaptations to help you attend interview, please let us know.

Offer of employment

Following the interview process, the successful candidate will be contacted by a member of the panel, usually the Chair, and informed that a recommendation that they be offered the post be made. 

A contract of employment will be produced by the Human Resources Division.