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Recruitment FAQs

If working with SYEDA sounds like it could your dream job, please have a look at some of our frequently asked questions before applying for a role.

Who can I contact if I have a problem regarding an application?

You can get in touch with us at the office by calling 0114 272 8822 or by emailing

I’m having problems applying online. Can I do it another way?

Yes, please call us on 0114 272 8822 or email to find out what your other options are.

Can I apply for more than one job?

You can apply for more than one job, but please make sure that the jobs you apply for match your skills and experience.

Will you let me know when you receive my application?

If you have submitted your completed application to, we will send you an email to confirm we’ve received it.

Can I apply if I don’t have a work permit?

Unfortunately we can’t accept applications from people who do not have a valid work permit or visa.

Can I apply if I have a disability?

Yes. We welcome applications from everyone. If you would like us to know about your disabled status, please make a note on your application form and don’t forget to let us know if you have any special requirements.

Can I apply if I have a criminal conviction?

Yes, you can. However, some roles we advertise are classed as ‘excluded jobs’, which means you must give us full details of any convictions you have. Any information you do provide us with is completely confidential, it will only be available to the recruiting manager(s) if you are shortlisted, and will only be considered if you’re applying for a relevant role.

What will happen in my interview?

The format of your interview will depend on the role you’ve applied for. Normally, you will be invited to one face-to-face interview. You may also be asked to take part in a practical exercise or deliver a presentation. We will let you know what you can expect if you are shortlisted.

How should I prepare for my interview?

Whatever role you’ve applied for, it is important to be fully prepared. Here are some quick tips to help you make sure you’re remembered for the right reasons:

  • Read the job advert, job description and person specification so that you clearly understand the role

  • Make sure you’re familiar with all of the information and supporting evidence you included with your application

  • Prepare some examples that demonstrate your experience and how it’s relevant to the role

  • Do some research on us (our website is a great place to start)

  • Remember to bring your passport or birth certificate as evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK

Will you give me any feedback after my interview?

We will let you know our decision after your interview. You can ask for specific feedback on your interview performance. Unfortunately, if you weren’t shortlisted for an interview we won’t be able to give you any feedback.

What training will I receive?

We’ll give you an induction which will give you an overall understanding of the many different parts of our organisation, and the ways that your role fits with the rest of us. We will also explore a range of learning initiatives depending on your role and the skills you can develop.

Is there a probation period?

Yes, all new members of staff are employed on a three month probation period. If everything’s okay after three months, you will become a permanent member of our team.

Want to know more?

If you have a different question, please get in touch at or call 0114 272 8822 and we’ll do our best to help.