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Recruitment policy for the Government Statistician Group (GSG)

Policy details

Metadata item Details
Publication date:1 April 2016
Author:GSS recruitment team
Approver:Head of GSS recruitment
Who this is for:Members of the Government Statistical Service
Type:Policy
Contact:gss.recruitment@ons.gov.uk

Brief description:

This policy sets out the procedures to follow when recruiting for the Government Statistician Group (GSG).

Review frequency:

This policy is reviewed annually.

Updates

Date Changes
1 November 2019 The GSS Recruitment policy and procedures documents have been updated to reflect the changes, primarily the introduction of Civil Service behaviours to replace competencies. At the same time the eligibility criteria to apply for GSS posts has been expanded to accept applications from those who have achieved or are on track to achieve a level 4 apprenticeship including at least 2 years in a statistical/data analysis field in government and are able to demonstrate continuous professional development in statistics/data analysis (via a CPD log book signed off by a manager or mentor who are members of the statistical profession).

Documents

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Recruitment policy for the GSG (PDF, 0.17MB)

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Recruitment policy for the GSG - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF, 0.07MB)

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