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The interview process should be influenced by your answers at interview and scored accordingly. This should be weighed up and a score given to show performance. However, sadly this is not always the case as some people get into post without having an interview. They are simply assimilated or given posts and this is not through restructuring, it is a 'who you know stance' as some managers feel they are above policy and procedure and the ethos of being an equal opportunities employer which is something local authorities general embrace as an integral part of work practices.

Answered 9 February 2019

The high levels of risk that you have to work with and not getting enough support when you have to do this

Answered 6 February 2019

Some workers are very tatty and under dressed in terms of council's I've worked in. However, you should aim to wear good office clothes as service users and general clients appreciate it.

Answered 9 February 2019

Yes, some positions do allow you to work remotely.

Answered 27 January 2020

They are good as it means i can get home to pick my daughter up from school

Answered 21 July 2018

It was more of a conversation, I knew the interviewers but I treated it in a professional way, I tried to feel calm, I answered the question clearly and elaborated with the answers too. On top of the be very adaptable when your laptop fails and you have a presentation on your phone

Answered 9 March 2020

I only left this position because i was no longer required to carry out one of my part-time roles and i couldn't manage financially on just the other two.

Answered 27 February 2020
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