Equal opportunities

Jobs for all

We're an equal opportunities employer, meaning we give everyone the same chance of a job. You can read more about this in our recruitment Policy and see our jobs data in 'A Framework to Advance Equality and Rights'. You can also read our equal pay statement in the framework progress report.

If you apply for a job with us, all the information you give us is kept confidential and only those who need to know will see it.

Download our recruitment policy (PDF, 138 KB)
Download our equality, rights and diversity framework (PDF, 1MB)
Download our 2017 equalities progress report (PDF, 1MB)

Opportunities for young people

We want to help our young people find jobs. Read more about opportunities for young people

People with a disability

We'll interview anyone with a past or present disability who meets the basic needs of the job. We'll make any reasonable changes to help you get to your interview and to help you do the job if you get it.

Download information for disabled applicants (PDF, 34 KB)

People who have committed a crime

If you have a criminal record, you may still be able to work with us. 

Download information on recruitment of ex-offenders (PDF, 80 KB)

Legal right to work in the UK

We ask everyone who applies to prove they have a legal right to work and stay in the United Kingdom.  

Download Your Right to Work in the UK (PDF, 155 KB)

Recruitment information for candidates

For information of applying for a job with us, read the recruitment information for candidates document.

Get help to apply

Contact the askHR team if you need help with any part of the application form or process or if you are unable to apply online. Their contact details are below.

Other languages

Our Interpretation and Translation Service can help if English is not your first language. They work with Braille, tape, large print and British Sign Language.

0131 242 8181
[email protected]


Address: Human Resources
Resources Directorate
Level 2.3 Waverley Court
4 East Market Street

Telephone: 0131 469 5555