Understanding our organisation will help you make an informed decision about your career and prepare you for the recruitment process.
It’s always beneficial to have a look at our company website to find out more out about the size and structure of our organisation. Alongside this you can find useful information on our dedicated careers pages.
Throughout the recruitment cycle you will need to be ready to talk about your skills, experience and motivation for joining Santander. You can approach the recruitment team for guidance at any point throughout the process.
At every stage throughout your application, be ready to consider the core Santander behaviours. The behaviours describe how we act day-to-day with our colleagues, customers, shareholders and communities;
Meet the team
Want to find out more about career opportunities? Why not meet the team at of our events.
Please ensure that you are eligible to apply for a role with us. Carefully review the job advert and check that you meet the minimum requirements for that role.
Please ensure that all the information you provide is accurate throughout the process.
Allow sufficient time to complete your application this should take around 10 – 15 minutes, ensuring you pay attention to word count limits and be sure to proof read your application before submitting.
Consider the opportunity – we will be looking to see how your skills and experience match the role you’ve applied for. Please be prepared to demonstrate in depth examples of how you have developed the relevant skills for your role.
Once you’ve submitted your application
We may invite you to complete one of the following online tests as part of your recruitment process;
Situation Judgement test
Verbal reasoning test
More information will be made available to you if you are invited to complete a test.
Once you’ve applied, we’ll review your application. If you match the required criteria for the role, a member of the resourcing team will contact you to have a short 20 minute conversation. This is to get to know you and your experience a little better and bring it to life. They’ll also ask you about your right to work in the UK.
Please make sure your phone signal is strong and take the call in a quiet location to avoid distractions during the call.
Interview or Assessment Centre
If you are invited to attend an interview or assessment centre there are a few things to think about before you arrive.
Plan your journey in advance and make sure you know where you are going
Please wear standard business dress
Take note of your points of contact for your interview
Please inform us if you have any dietary requirements if you are coming in for a full day’s assessment
Please turn your phone off before going into the interview to avoid unwanted distraction
Ensure that you wear a watch if you are going to be timed during any part of the interview or assessment
Being nervous is a normal part of being in a pressurised environment. Give yourself time to relax and compose yourself before the interview.
On the day
Be prepared. Do your research on the company and be prepared to talk about the role as well as your motivation for applying.
Engage with your interviewers: maintain eye contact, listen to the questions asked and be confident – remember this is your time to shine.
We like to know that you are interested so please ask questions on the role and demonstrate your interest and enthusiasm. Remember to smile!
Our Resourcing team is always ready to answer questions and support your application.
Click the links below for more information on the application process, and if you still need assistance, don’t hesitate to get in touch.