How to Apply

Thank you for expressing an interest in this position at South Lakes Housing. If you have read the recruitment information and you would like to apply, please follow the guidelines below:

Application Process

Please submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter, ensuring that you quote reference ema:437

It is important that your CV highlights supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the job profile and person specification. Within your CV, please supply the following:

  • Full name and postal address;
  • Work and home telephone number, mobile number and email address (NB most written communication with you will be electronic);
  • National Insurance Number;
  • Employment history (explaining any gaps);
  • Education and dates your qualifications were obtained;
  • Current Memberships of relevant professional associations/Institutes and dates.

Your covering letter (maximum of 3 pages) should be used to convey why you are attracted to the role describing how your experience and skills will help South Lakes Housing map out their future purpose, direction and priorities. The covering letter is considered an important aspect of your application and will be used to assess your motivation for the role.

An Equality and Diversity Recruitment Monitoring Form can be downloaded here. This will assist South Lakes Housing in monitoring selection decisions to assess whether equality of opportunity is being achieved. Any information collated from the Diversity Recruitment Monitoring Form will not be used as part of the selection process and will be treated as strictly confidential.

The timetable for the selection process is included below. In your supporting letter, please advise us if you have any difficultly with the outlined dates and/or any other dates when you are unavailable for assessment. We try to offer flexibility, but it can be difficult to convene the selection panel outside the advertised selection dates due to diary commitments.

Please return your application by noon, 27 June 2022 to our retained consultants at ema consultancy Limited (ema) to Your application will be treated with strictest confidence.

Assessment and Selection Process

All applications will be considered and assessed against the requirements of the person specification in order to select an initial long list of candidates. If you have been successful at this stage ema will contact you via telephone/email immediately following the initial long listing meeting. If you are unsuccessful at this stage you will receive a letter from us and be given the opportunity to receive feedback on the reasons for the decision.


The information outlined below has been agreed with South Lakes Housing:

Process Date
Closing Date Noon, 27 June 2022
Screening Interviews TBC
Final Interviews TBC

Contact Details

If you have any queries or if you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our consultants, please do not hesitate to contact Anne Elliott on 07875 762029.

Thank you for your interest in this position.