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Recruitment Process

Please find full details of the recruitment process that we have in place here at ScottishPower below.

When applying for any vacancy at ScottishPower, please make sure that your personal details, e.g. home address and contact numbers, are correct and up to date.

Please also ensure that your CV is in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format..

Once you have applied

Our Recruiting Managers will review your application form to ensure that you meet our minimum criteria. The Recruiting Manager will then update your status within the online recruitment system, which you can review by logging back into your account. An indication of this progress is shown by the status assigned to it. The common statuses are:

  • Active Application – your application has been successfully submitted and is being considered in line with the criteria for the vacancy
  • Interview – you have been successful at the short listing stage and should have received an email to confirm details of the next step
  • Vacancy on Hold – confirms that the vacancy has been placed on hold. You will also receive an email to notify you of this.
  • Vacancy Withdrawn – confirms that the vacancy has been withdrawn and is no longer available. You will also receive an email to notify you of this.

If you are selected for interview

You will receive automated email notifications to your registered email address, if you are invited to interview. Please ensure that you check your emails regularly to make sure that you do not miss interview details and important updates.

If you are unable to attend for interview, please call our HR Department on 0141 614 9980 to advise and have the vacancy reference number to hand.

If your application is successful

If you are successful in your application and once the offer has been authorised, the Recruiting Manager will contact you to make a verbal offer and this will be followed up with a formal offer in writing.

If your application is unsuccessful

You will be notified by email if you are unsuccessful at any stage of the selection process If you require feedback, you can contact our Human Resources Department on 0141 614 9980 who will arrange for the appropriate manager to contact you directly to provide this feedback.

Speculative applications

If you are applying speculatively, you should register on our site and tick the Allow Account To Be Searched check box during the registration process. This will allow us to enter your information into the ScottishPower talent pool. Read more in our Speculative Application Guide (pdf, 164kb).

Unfair Treatment

Should you consider that you have been treated unfairly at any stage in the Recruitment and Selection procedure, you should put your complaint in writing. Any such complaint will be treated seriously. You can send details of your complaint to: Recruitment Manager, ScottishPower, Avondale House, Phoenix Crescent, Strathclyde Business Park, Bellshill, ML4 3NJ.

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