How to apply

How do I apply on-line?
You need to have registered on the site before you apply on-line. Please visit the 'Register' link on the top right hand side of the home page.

Search for the job, once in the job details there will be a button at the bottom of the screen 'Apply Online', click on this link and the application form will open up for you to complete.

Can I apply for Internal vacancies?
Hull City Council's internal vacancies are open to all current employees including agency workers, apprentices and trainees on paid placement with the Council.

I have forgotten my user name and password?
If you click on the 'Forgotten Password' link and enter your email address the system will automatically send you your username and password.

How long do I have to submit my application form?
All adverts will specify the closing date. However, we do reserve the right to close adverts early. On such occasions a system generated email notification, to all those who have started an application, will be sent confirming the advert will close midnight on that day.

Do I need to complete my application in one go?
No - you can complete part of the form and come back to it at a later date to enter further details. Each page of information is saved by clicking the 'next' button at the bottom of each page. Although you need to be aware that adverts may close early as identified above at ‘How long do I have to submit my application form?”.

Please note: the previous button will take you to the previous page without saving changes that you have made on the current page. To make sure your changes are saved, click on the next button before going back.

How do I access my part completed application?
Log into the system using your user name and password to access your home page. Part way down the page you will be able to view 'incomplete applications'

I cannot move on to the next section in my application form?
All fields marked with a * symbol are mandatory and have to be completed, and all the sections within the application form must be completed before the system will allow you to go to the next page.

Please Note: If a section is not applicable to you then please state this. Please ensure that all details on the application form are correct.

Can I print off my application before I submit?
Yes you can print off each page - this can be done by right clicking and choosing the print option.

Submitting your application
Once you have clicked on the Next button on the last page your application will be submitted to us and you will be unable to amend it. If you do not want to submit the application form at this stage click on the 'Close' button on the last page.

Can I delete my application? Yes – only during the ‘applying stage’ and before you have submitted your application. Once submitted you cannot.  After deletion you can then re-apply using the same account if the vacancy is still available.

Can I withdraw my application once submitted? Yes - once withdrawn you cannot reapply for this vacancy.

Can I view and print off my application after I have submitted it?
Yes - login to the system using your user name and password to access your home page, part way down the page you will be able to view and print 'Completed Applications'. Click on the job title and your application can be viewed at the end of the document where you will see a Print button.

How will I know you have received my application?
Once you have submitted your application the system will send you a confirmation of receipt by email. The system will use your email address stored within your registration details therefore, it is very important to keep your registration details up to date.

What if I do not receive confirmation that you have received my application?
Check your Registration details to ensure that you have entered your email address correctly. Check in your spam/junk folder. You may have a filtering system set up on your computer that will not accept our emails.