Recruitment: candidate guide

A detailed guide for applicants interested in applying for a job with the Scottish Government.

Civil Service recruitment principles

The Scottish Government is committed to being a Fair Work Employer and our recruitment processes are underpinned by the recruitment principles set out by the Civil Service Commission.

We make selections for appointment based on merit order and through fair and open competition.

You can find out more about the Civil Service recruitment principles.


The Scottish Government Recruitment Team:

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