Applying for a job

Write a successful application

All jobs will require you to complete some sort of application process before leading to an interview. Applicants who closely match the person specification will be the ones that are shortlisted for interview.

Each employer will be different and you will need to make sure you read the  instructions on the employers website when submitting your application form.

Here are some tools to help you get on your way.

Write a successful job application

Guidance for NHS jobs


Watch our Careers Surgery: Application and interview skills, for top tips and suggestions on how to write a winning job application and excel at an interview:

Help with CV writing

Some employers or work experience placements may request a CV. It is important you create a good first impression.

Top tips on CV writing and templates

How to write a CV

Successful CV 

Also visit CV tips and Interview tips from Jobcentre Plus.