Completing the Application Form

We will use the information you provide on your application form to decide whether to shortlist you to the next stage which will be via interview / assessment.  This is a really vital process of the application process and you need to ensure you complete the form as fully and accurately as possible in order to get the best possible chance of moving to the next stage

  • Ensure you have read the relevant job description and person specification before completing the application online to ensure the job is right for you and you meet the criteria required
  • Ensure you have the information you need, personal details, qualifications, training, employment history and dates (if applicable), referees before applying.

Pre Recruitment Questions

Please ensure you answer these honestly, all vacancies will have a right to work question, you must ensure you have the right to work in the UK as we will not be able to process your application if you have not and you will be asked to provide proof of this through the recruitment process.  Certain vacancies will have questions specific to that type of role.  This information will be used to determine if you are a suitable candidate.

Personal Details

Please complete this section as accurately as you can providing all contact details and valid email address

Student / Course

Please indicate if you are a student, if the answer is yes please enter course dates, if no please indicate this and leave the dates blank

Current / Previous Employer

Please detail who your current or previous employer was and their details, dates of employment and responsibilities you carried out in that role, please indicate a reason for leaving and salary

Your CV

Please only attach a CV and covering letter if requested to do so in the advert, any CV’s sent will not be used unless requested.

Qualifications

Please provide details of all qualifications you have gained and dates if you feel relevant to the role

Training

Please list all training that you have received both formally and informally including any memberships to any official bodies

References

Please choose two referees, one must be your present or most recent employer.  Please provide clear contact details including an email address

Availability

Please indicate here the earliest date you could start working for us should you be offered the role

Relatives

Please detail any relatives you already have working for Warwick SU and the area they work in

Criminal Convictions

Please detail any unspent convictions you have

Statement in Support of Application

This is the most important part of the application, skills, abilities and experience are important in any job, in this section you need to state fully how and why you think that your previous experience, qualifications, personal attributes and interests, whether gained at work or in general are relevant to this post.  Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.  Please note that failure to directly address the criteria listed in the job description / person specification for this post may result in your application not being shortlisted.

Source of Application

Please detail where you heard /saw this vacancy as it helps us to collate data to assess the most effective sources of recruitment for the future

Additional Requirements

Please detail here if you have any reasonable adjustments that need to be provided with regards to the recruitment process should you be invited to attend an interview / assessment centre.

Equal Opportunities

Please fill in all sections as accurately as possible in order for us to monitor our equal opportunities policy.

Any information given in this section WILL NOT be used in the selection process, the information you provide will be held separately from your application and used for equal opportunities monitoring purposes only.

Accreditations

Volunteer Opportunities

As well as paid jobs at Warwick SU, there are a number of elected volunteer positions to be filled throughout the year. Find out more on our Democracy pages.

Skills Hub

It’s the opportunities you take outside of your study that give that extra boost to your university experience and future employability. Visit the Skills Hub to find out about some of the opportunities available at Warwick to help you develop your skills, passions and interests.