How to Apply

Please download the application form and follow the guidelines below to assist you with your application.

Please read the job information very carefully before completing the form

The job description lists the main duties and responsibilities of the post and the person specification identifies the skills, experience and, if relevant, the qualifications we are looking for.

Completing the Application Form

Select Support Partnerships is an Equal Opportunities employer and requires the same range of information to be submitted for all applicants. .

A written CV will only be considered if submitted alongside a fully completed application form, otherwise it will not be forwarded to those who will be selecting candidates for interview.

Please ensure that you include your full career history, explaining any gaps in your employment. Failure to do so may preclude your application from being considered within the shortlisting process.

You must provide two references one being from your most recent employer. (If you do not have a previous employment history you can use education based references)

The Selection Criteria

Please think carefully about why you would like this job and what experience and skills you have to offer.  These may have been gained through previous employment (either paid or unpaid), a course of study or through general life experience.  It is extremely important that you address the requirements as listed in the person specification and show how you are able to satisfy each of the criteria.  Please do not repeat what the person specification lists – you must show how you meet each requirement (for example, this may involve describing a situation where you have successfully employed a required skill).

Returning the Form

Please ensure that all sections of the application form are fully completed and that you have signed the required. Should you require additional space, you are welcome to use additional sheets of A4.   Please ensure that any extra sheets are securely attached to your form.

The completed form should be posted to: The Human Resources Department, Select Support Partnerships, Regent House, Regent Street, Blackburn, BB1 6BH.

The form should arrive by 4.00 pm on the closing date.  Any forms that arrive after this deadline will not be considered.

Shortlisting and Interviews

After the closing date the application forms are read carefully.  Those people who, in the opinion of the selection panel, best meet the requirements of the Person Specification will be invited to an interview.  We will only contact applicants who have been shortlisted, therefore, if you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you success in your application – Tracy Finney, Human Resources Manager.