Vacancies at Tower Hamlets Council
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Please read all the information on this page before applying
for a vacancy at Tower Hamlets Council
The application form
Please make sure you download and read our guidance notes on how
to complete a job application form for Tower Hamlets before you
start your application.
completing your application form (pdf, 55 kb)
Ensure you complete the application fully before returning it.
If there are any gaps on the form and you are invited to interview
you may be questioned on this.
If you do not understand anything on the form or need help in
completing the form in an alternative format, for example; large
print, please contact the recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org
The online application form will automatically
time out after 90 minutes so please ensure you save your progress
If you start your application and do not
complete it before the closing date as advertised, you will not be
able to submit your application.
The deadline for all applications is 11.59pm on the closing
Decisions on short-listing
If you have been unsuccessful at the short-listing stage
you will receive an email advising you of this to the email account
you provided when applying for the role.
Use of clearance, reference and tests
The council does sometimes incorporate tests
and/or practical exercises in the selection process. If you are
short-listed for a post, you will be informed if any form of
assessment is to take place.
We are committed to safeguarding the wellbeing
of the Children and vulnerable Adults we provide services to in
Tower Hamlets. Therefore any appointments to a role which involves
working with these groups will be subject to a CRB and Reference
Please note all offers of appointment are
subject to the following:
- medical clearance
- two references that are satisfactory to the council
- sight of professional qualifications (if this is a requirement
of the post)
any other requirements which are applicable to the post for
which you will be notified during the selection process, for
example a driving test.
Council use of CRB
The Council is committed to safeguarding the vulnerable members
of our community. Therefore, if you are offered a post which
requires you to work with either Children or Vulnerable Adults, you
will be offered the role subject to receipt of a satisfactory CRB
disclosure. If the role requires a CRB this information will be
available in the advertisement.
To find out more about CRBs and this process, please click
to go to their website.
- We have Investors in People status council-wide and are also
proud to have achieved Level 5 (the highest level) of the