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Frequently Asked Questions

With lots of opportunities and careers that can take you in any direction, you might have some questions.

We encourage candidates to apply for a specific jobs rather than applying speculatively. If you can’t find a suitable vacancy at the moment why not set up job alerts or register your interest. We’ll then contact you about opportunities we think you may be interested in.

The best thing to do is to set up job alerts or register your interest so we can contact you about opportunities we think you may be interested in.

Please contact the recruitment team via

Please contact the recruitment team via

Log in to make sure we have your most up-to-date contact details. If we don’t, you can amend them. Remember, we will predominantly be contacting you by email. So it’s important that you give us the right address. Please also ensure that you provide us with an up-to-date phone number and we can contact you on.

Please contact the recruitment team via and they will update your details.

You must complete all mandatory questions. The more information you provide as part of your application, the easier it will be for our Resourcing team and the Hiring Manager to assess your suitability for the position.

Yes you can, with the exception of Craft Apprenticeship where you should only apply for one location.

Unfortunately we can’t accept any applications after the closing date. You can however submit your CV for consideration against similar future opportunities.

Your application will be reviewed by our recruitment team and the hiring manager, who will create a shortlist of the most suitable candidates.

If you have been shortlisted, we will email you to let you know. The shortlisting process varies from vacancy to vacancy, so unfortunately we cannot give you a specific timeframe.

Most of our sites have parking facilities, but availability of visitor spaces varies between offices. You can find out more about our UK offices by visiting our locations page.

Yes, certainly. We’ll keep you updated at every stage of your application, including letting you know the final outcome for any role that you have applied for. If you’re not successful in your application for one role, you can of course apply for other roles at any time.

We carefully consider all applications received. We are unable however, to provide feedback on every application. If you progress to interview stage, we can provide feedback if you request it.

In order to comply with my immigration legislation, we are legally required to verify your right to work in the UK. As a result, if you are invited to interview, we ask that you bring along original documentation that proves your right to employment in the UK. We will detail the exact documentation required when we invite you to interview.

Our pre-employment checks include verification of previous employment, academic qualifications and professional qualifications if necessary for the role you have applied for. All roles will be subject to a DBS check and/or security vetting.

We do not reimburse travelling expenses.

Unfortunately applications can’t be amended once submitted.

Whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas candidates from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa we can only sponsor you if we can provide that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EEA or if the role is listed as a Shortage Occupation under the UK Border Agency scheme.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during selection, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to accommodate your needs.

Please advise us in good time so that we can make any necessary adjustments by or by phoning us on 01179 332377.