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Online

Applying online via this website allows you to complete you application in stages by clicking the save button. Once you have completed your application form online please click submit.

Email

You can email your application form to us at hr@gght.org.uk

Post

Postal applications should be sent to:

HR team
Golden Gates Housing Trust
PO Box 1181
Warrington
WA1 9FB

By hand

You can deliver your application by hand to any GGHT office - please make sure your envelope is clearly marked HR team. All GGHT office locations can be found on our main site or by calling 0800 25 26 27.

  

The application form is available via this site, alternatively email hr@gght.org.uk and our team can send you an electronic copy of the application pack in Microsoft Word format.

You may request an application pack in writing to HR team, Golden Gates Housing Trust, PO Box 1181, Warrington, WA1 9FB. or please leave a message on the automated recruitment line 01925 452666. Wherever possible our team will ensure that you will receive the application pack in your preferred format.

  

Unfortunately not. We ask all candidates to complete an application form for our roles so that we have the same information and focus on the required competencies.

  

All applications will be acknowledged by GGHT. We will be contacting all short listed applicants by email and / or phone to arrange the next stage of the selection process. If you do not proceed to the next stage of the selection process we are sorry that, due to the expected volume of applications, we cannot give specific feedback on your application at this stage.

  

No. All application forms must be received by no later than 23:59 on the specified closing date. Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

  

After the closing date, all application forms are assessed to see how your skills, qualifications and experience relate to the vacancy. Those who best match the criteria will be selected for the next stage of the process and invited to attend an interview.

  

Yes. Using our online application process you can create an applicant profile and complete two-thirds of the application process before saving it. You’ll be able to specify what type of roles you’re interested in, and then if such roles come up you’ll be automatically contacted and asked to complete the remaining portion of the application form aswell as update any details you’ve already submitted.

  

Yes. You will need to complete a number of pre-employment checks after you have been offered a post and before you actually start. These checks include:

  • Criminal Records Bureau check
  • Eligibility of right to work in UK check
  • Education / qualifications check
  

Yes, most jobs with GGHT can be applied for on a job share basis. If they are not, they will be made exempt at the point of advertising. If you wish to apply for a job on a shared basis, please indicate this during the recruitment process. An assessment will be made based on the operational needs of the service and the hours you have requested to work. GGHT will consider positively and carefully all requests to work on a job share basis.

  

Yes, you can request that your application is considered on a flexible working basis and GGHT will carefully and positively consider your request. All requests made will be considered according to the needs of the business and where feasible, requests will be granted.

  

GGHT is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We respect and value not only differences related to any characteristic, whether protected under the Equality Act or otherwise. GGHT is proud to support diversity at all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

  

Yes, where you make your disability or condition known at the point of application, you will be asked about the specific adjustments which you require. This may relate to issues of access, or may require you to have additional time during an interview or any testing used as part of the application process. GGHT will ensure that all reasonable adjustments are made on the day of your interview.

GGHT will consider all requests to make reasonable adjustments to a specific role, as part of the recruitment process. Should you wish to apply for a position with GGHT and think that a reasonable adjustment may be required, please contact us. Decisions will be based on business need and all requests will be positively and carefully considered.

  

The guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) has been developed for disabled candidates, or those with a long-term impairment or ill-health condition, which means that they cannot meet all of the job requirements. In these instances, the individual will be offered guaranteed progress to the next stage of the selection process if they meet the minimum requirements of the job or if the minimum requirements could be met if reasonable adjustments to premises, working practices or equipment were made. If you think you may be eligible under this scheme, please contact us or fill in the relevant section on the application form.

  

Successful candidates will be on probation for six months from the date of appointment. If the probationary period is not satisfactory the appointment may be terminated.

  

Please see the role profiles/job descriptions for all the roles to see what qualifications, competencies and (where applicable) levels of demonstrable experience we are seeking.

  

​Please email us at hr@gght.org.uk or call us on 01925 452452.

  

​Please email us at hr@gght.org.uk or call us on 01925 452452.

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