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Before you consider applying for a role you need to think about the following: 
•    Have you read through the Job Description and Person Specification? 
•    Do you meet the essential criteria? 
•    Have you reached out to the hiring manager or point of contact for a tour or informal discussion about the role to get a true understanding of the role?

•    The application form requires you to complete information about yourself, the basic personnel information (including your National Insurance number). 
•    Your references for the last three years of employment and details about your career history.
•    Your qualifications and professional registration information if applicable.
Preparing to provide this information will make the application process much quicker.

Supporting Information    
The supporting information section can feel really daunting and it is best to be prepared before opening the blank page and getting lost in it.

Think! Make it compelling. Make it clear. Make it unique.

The supporting information section of the application form asks you to demonstrate that you have read the Job Description and Person Specification and how you meet the essential and (where relevant) desirable criteria for this post.

You should include your reasons for applying and take the opportunity to highlight your talents and strengths that are specific to this role and think about why you want to work at UHNM. Have you thought about our Values click here to find out more information about our Trust Values.

Ensure to undertake a final check of your supporting information and read through your application before submitting to ensure you haven’t missed anything important as you will be unable to re-submit or make changes. 

After submitting your application
The waiting is never easy, but it is important to patient and give the hiring managers the time to consider each application carefully. 

If you are shortlisted and invited to an interview, be ready, it is impossible to be overprepared! If you are unsuccessful, try not to take it personally, use it as a learning opportunity and move on, but remember to ask for feedback to help you with any future applications.