Recruitment: candidate guide

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


This guide provides useful information for anyone who is considering applying for a position at the Scottish Government. 

The information provided relates to our standard recruitment process for A-C grade roles. 

Search for jobs

You can search for our latest vacancies and find out more about what it is like to work at the Scottish Government and what we offer, on our careers website:

You can also keep up-to-date with recruitment news and notifications on X (previously Twitter) at: @scotgovjobs


The Scottish Government Recruitment Team:

Back to top