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Your supporting statement 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 and have created a candidate homepage (CHP), you will enter your user ID and password. If you are applying online for the first time, we recommend you create and activate a CHP by entering the details as required. Alternatively, you can skip the login and go straight to the application form, there will be no option to save and return to this.

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.

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 

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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