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How to apply

Candidates to apply for the role, please scroll to the end of the advert and click on the button Apply for Job

Before applying we recommend that you use Google Chrome as a web browser to complete your application..

You must evidence how you meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification, the essential criteria is marked with*, all other criteria are desirable.

Liverpool City Council use a scoring process for applications received. You must address all of the essential criteria to be shortlisted for the post and you must score a minimum of 65%. Each essential criteria is scored from 0 to 3, the more evidence the essential criteria the higher the score you will receive i.e. giving clear examples. If you score a 0 in any of the essential criteria you will not be shortlisted for interview. Therefore, its important that you ensure that you justify how you meet each aspect of the criteria.

If you have previously applied for a Liverpool City Council vacancy within the last 12 months you will can click on Reuse Previous Application and create an access code, this will sent to your email address (please remember to check your junk mail). Please use the cose in the format that is has been sent, your previous application will be pulled through. Alternatively, you can skip the login and go straight to the application form, you application will be saved as you progess, then click submit.

Finally, take time to check your application to ensure that all sections have been completed and there are no spelling or grammatical mistakes. A link to the job description and person specification can be found within the advert and these provide information about the job for which you are applying. Read these documents carefully and ensure that your application details the ways in which you meet the requirements of the role.

The equal opportunities form you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in the recruitment and selection and will help us develop and improve.

We advise you save the job description and person specification on your own device (e.g. laptop, tablet, mobile), as once the closing date has passed they will not be accessible. 

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as an application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team or 0151 233 0504.

If you live in Liverpool, are unemployed, and require help with your application, please contact our employment and skills team at or on 0151 233 5312 to register and receive support. More information at 

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