Welcome to the vacancies section of the Gambling Commission’s
website. This is where you can find out about working for us.
If you join us you could be joining a team of over 200
people responsible for keeping gambling fair and safe for
all. We look for professional and committed people with a
wide range of skills and experiences and in return we offer a great
working environment where development and diversity are
valued. We are committed to working differently through
flexible working options, where this is possible and appropriate,
and managers are prepared to discuss this at
Read about our
people and our
offices to find out more. If you have any comments or
questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone us on 0121 230 6666.
How do I apply for a vacancy?
To apply for vacancies please email the following
information to email@example.com.
Alternatively, if you don’t have access to email, please post the
information to us at:
Victoria Square House
- CV without your date of birth or age: Please
ensure you include the criteria which are required for the role on
your CV. Include your name, address and contact details and tell us
how you would prefer us to contact you. Please do not include your
date of birth or age, as we want to ensure that we treat people
fairly regardless of their age. You should provide details of your
employment history, starting with your current or most recent
employer. You can also include voluntary or unpaid work that you
may have undertaken. Tell us your role and your key achievements
and responsibilities. You should also give us full details of your
education, technical and professional qualifications relevant to
the post (including your level of attainment and the subjects you
studied). Also include details of any relevant IT packages you can
- Covering letter quoting position applying for:
We recommend your covering letter should demonstrate how you have
the relevant skills, knowledge and experience for the job, as
specified in the role profile. Please keep this as concise as
monitoring form: Please complete
this form. Your data is only used for information and monitoring
Security Clearance Form: Please
complete this form. Your data is only used for information and
- We will endeavour to contact you regarding the outcome of your
application within two weeks of the closing
We were awarded Investors in People status in 2009.
We were awarded the Jobcentre Plus Two
Ticks symbol in 2006. This means we welcome applications from
candidates with disabilities. All disabled candidates who satisfy
the minimum essential criteria for a vacancy are guaranteed an
If you need us to take into account any practical requirements at
application or interview, please let us know.
The Gambling Commission operates an Information Security
Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC
27001:2005. We were assessed by British Standards Institute in
After the closing date, a panel of two or more managers will
examine the applications we have received and will make an
assessment of your competencies and skills against the requirements
of the vacancy you have applied for. These requirements
are detailed in the job description.
If you are one of the people who most closely demonstrates how
you meet those requirements, we will invite you to meet with us for
the next stage of the process. If you do not fully meet the
requirements, we will be more than happy to provide you with
detailed feedback on the reasons why. We would also encourage
you to apply for other vacancies as and when they arise.
Note that the panel will only consider your CV and covering
letter. We use the Diversity monitoring form and Security clearance
form for information and monitoring purposes only and the panel
will not see them at any stage.
What happens at the next stage?
Each of our job descriptions includes sections on core
competencies and skills that we are looking for. It is these
areas, as well as your understanding of the role and what you can
bring to it and the organisation that we will assess you against at
the next stage.
Depending on the role, we may ask you to complete some tests or
give a presentation on a specific topic, or to meet some of our
We will conduct an interview with a panel - usually made
up of two or three people. We will explore the areas you
cover in your application further, and we will ask you to give
specific examples of your previous work.
In some cases we may ask you to attend for a second
When we have made a decision, we will call you to give you the
outcome. If you have been successful we will give you more
details on the role and salary, and send you a formal offer letter
If you are not successful at this stage, we will offer you the
opportunity to get full feedback on how your interview
Is there a fast track or graduate entry scheme?
We do not currently operate such a scheme.
Page last reviewed: May 2011