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Answers to our most frequently asked questions are provided here. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please contact us.

Our Current Vacancies page has information about our current job and volunteer opportunities. You can register you interest by completing the Register your Interest form.

For most of our job opportunities, you can apply online. Read the job advertisement carefully and follow the instructions. Each vacancy will clearly state if a CV and covering letter or an application form are required to apply for the job.

If you are not able to apply online or need a printed copy of the application form please contact us with the job you’re interested in and your address. We’ll pop an application form (including job description and person specification) in the post to you.

To find out more, go to How to Apply.

To find out more about volunteering opportunities, go to Volunteering and Student Placements, or contact the HR team on 01454 411172 (option 6) or email

Each vacancy will clearly state the closing date for applications. The date will be listed with the advertisement of the role and provided in the information pack.

We like to focus on the individual’s potential and personal development. We provide a job description and person specification with each vacancy, detailing the ideal criteria for the role.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in the role, you can apply online or get in touch with the HR team on 01454 411172 or

When applying, you should make sure that your covering letter and application form demonstrate that you fit the specification well. You should also detail what value you could bring to Elim.

For volunteering positions, we list the types of skills and experience we’re looking for. You are not expected to have all of these, as we can help you to develop your skills during your time with us. If you are not sure if you have the correct skills for the role, please contact us.

We will send you a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of all applications received by email. Please note that applications sent by post will not receive confirmation.

If your application is successful, we will contact you and invite you to come for a job interview. We will usually contact you a few days before the interview date.

Volunteers will usually be asked to meet with us prior to starting a placement. This is not a formal interview, but an opportunity to discuss the expectations of the role in more detail.

All documents are saved in Microsoft Word (.docx) format. If you are unable to download the documents, you can send us an email at We will be able to send you the document in a different format.

If you’re successful, your CV or application form will be the basis of your personal file.

If you’re unsuccessful, we’ll keep it on file for six months from the closing date. We’ll only pass your application form on to be considered for other posts after contacting you.

If you are successful and secure a job with us, your CV and application form will be the basis of your personal file.

If you are unsuccessful, we will keep your details for 6 months from the closing date.

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