Recruitment: candidate guide

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

Requesting adjustments

We want people who can bring fresh ideas and approaches to government and we fully support recruitment and workplace adjustments for anyone who needs them.

Requesting recruitment adjustments

You can find out more about requesting adjustments to our standard recruitment processes on our careers website:

If you would like to request an adjustment, or speak with a member of our recruitment team about adjustments in advance of your application or assessment, please contact us at:

Requesting workplace adjustments

The Scottish Government has a dedicated workplace adjustments team who provide advice and support to staff and line managers on providing adjustments in the workplace.

Inclusivity is a core value of Scottish Government. If you are successful in securing employment, the team will ensure that any adjustments you need to do your job are in place for you on the first day in your new post.


The Scottish Government Recruitment Team:

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