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Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

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Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Successful Recruitment



Oct 02, 2018

Course Duration:

1/2 day (9.30-12.30)


Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH - this event can be customised for in-house delivery.


A practical half day course which covers writing job profiles and other selection paperwork, interviewing, testing and assessing candidates.

Who is it for?

This is for any line manager who wishes to understand how to select the right person for their team.


  • Analysing the vacancy and creating job roles to meet organisational needs
  • Developing job and person specifications to match vacancy requirements
  • Exploring selection methods and interview options
  • Preparing for and conducting the interview
  • Testing and assessing candidates
  • Debriefing and giving feedback to unsuccessful candidates
  • Notifying successful candidate
  • Follow up activities
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Closing Date:


Course Administrator:

training@swcouncils.gov.uk or call 01823 270101

Related Courses:

"A well structured session with information and learning outcomes relevant to all levels across our organisation"

"Far better prepared than before should I be required to serve on an interview panel"

"Working through the process really helped refresh my existing knowledge"

"Since I'm just starting to look at recruitment, it's been really helpful in making me understand how it works and what happens"

 Member Organisations: £65
Non-Member Organisations:  £85

(All prices subject to VAT)


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