Applying and searching for jobs FAQS
Frequently asked questions on applying and searching for a role with the NSPCC:
Yes, this saves us money, making more funds available for ending cruelty to children in the UK.
If a disability precludes you from completing an online form, please contact the recruitment team on: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide an application form in an alternative format (i.e. Braille, audio, large print).
Where possible we will send you an email to keep you updated. After you apply please check your email regularly.
You can use any email address you like, but it must be unique to you. The system uses your email address to identify you, so we strongly recommend that you use an address that you have regular access to and isn't shared with anyone else. You may also wish to use a private non-work related email address.
You must be very careful when registering - if you accidentally misspell your email address, the system won't recognise your real address when you come to log back in. If you're having problems logging in, contact the recruitment team on email@example.com .
No. All applications must be made online.
No, it is not possible to download our application form. If you experience problems with the online form, please contact the recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
The online job search and application system, increases the efficiency of the recruitment process and saves us money. It enables candidates to sign up for email alerts for future vacancies and also allows us to keep a record of candidates in our Talent Pool so that we can contact them again when a suitable position arises.
Once you have signed up to be sent vacancy alerts, an email confirmation will be sent to you. It will include a link that you must click on in order to activate your vacancy alerts.
To unsubscribe from this service, simply follow the directions given in each email sent to you.
We recommend you perform a new search using more detailed search criteria to refine the number and relevancy of alerts you may receive from us.
We recommend you perform a new search using less detailed search criteria if you wish to increase the number of alerts you may receive from us.
Each vacancy has a link which takes you to a document with further information about the role, including the full job description and person specification. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to be able to open this document, if you don't currently have this software installed on your computer you can download it for free from the internet.
The closing date will be shown on all job adverts and in the job information pack. Unless otherwise specified, the position will close at midnight on the night of the closing date.
The log in is used if you need to complete applications or to update your account details. Your information is securely stored on the site and can only be accessed using your email address and password.
You set up your account the first time you apply for a job or set up a vacancy alert
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