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Birmingham City Council

Application Form Guidance Notes

Completing the application form is your first step in our recruitment process.

A well presented and relevantly completed form can lead to an interview and the possible offer of a job.

These guidance notes are to help you make the most of your application.

It is important that you complete ALL of the relevant sections of the form as clearly and fully as possible. If you have a disability you can submit your application in another format as long as it provides information as requested on the application form.

Section 1: Vacancy Details

Section 2: Personal Details

Section 3: General Information

Section 4: Arrangements for Interview

Section 5: Education/Qualifications

Section 6: Training

Section 7: Membership

Sections 8 & 9: Past & Present, or Most Recent Employment

Section 10: Ill Health Retirement/Dismissal

Section 11: References

Section 12: Other Information in Support of your Application

Section 13: Data Protection Act 1998

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