Our recruitment process

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Langley is an innovative Christian charity that provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community, and targeted advice in prisons, for offenders seeking to live crime-free.

Equality and diversity is key to how we manage and deliver our services.

We promote equality and diversity through treating all employees and job applicants fairly and equitably. Our recruitment policies fully comply with the Equalities Act 2010. We monitor all stages of our recruitment process and work towards ensuring that our employees broadly reflect the communities in which we work. We expect and support employees to embrace our Equality and Diversity Policy to encourage a culture of diversity in our organisation.

Closing Date

On the closing date:

  • Your Equal Opportunities monitoring information will be detached from the application
  • (Please note that any forms received after the closing date may not be accepted)

After the closing date:

  • Application forms are forwarded to the selection panel for shortlisting
  • Application forms are assessed independently by each panel member for evidence that you have met the requirements detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification
  • (Please note that if you do not meet the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification, you will not be shortlisted)

Invitation to interview

  • If you have been shortlisted, the Recruitment Team will email you to invite you for an interview. If the interview date is imminent, we may also contact you by telephone
  • Dependent upon the requirements of the role, you may be asked to undertake other assessment methods, as well as an interview. These may include: Personality Profiling, Aptitude or Ability Tests, Written Reports, Presentations or other work simulation exercises
  • You will be asked to confirm that you will be attending your interview. The Recruitment Team may telephone or email you if you do not respond to confirm your attendance
Unsuccessful applicants
  • If you are not successful in your job application, the recruitment team will contact you by email
Probationary periods
  • A 6-month probationary period will normally be attached to the post, during which time progress is assessed and discussed both informally and by way of two formal interviews