Not ready to make a move but would like to hear more about our roles?

It’s great that you are considering joining our community and whether you’ve already applied or you’re just thinking about doing so, you’ll find plenty of information on the application process here

If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it’s a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we’re available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at or call 0870 414 9080.

If you’re still undecided that’s ok, moving roles or starting a career is a big step so why not explore our website or see what our colleagues both past and present say what it’s like being at Santander via our Glassdoor page?

1 - Online application

Once you’ve submitted your application, we’ll review and check you meet the requirements for your chosen role. We want to make sure the skills and experience you can bring, match what the role requires.

We'll usually be in touch within a week of your initial application date to let you know if you are progressing through the journey with us or not.

2 - Online Scenario Questions

For some of our roles you will be invited to complete this stage. We embrace digital ways of working and this step is completing an online assessment. We appreciate the time people take in completing these and you will be informed when they need to be completed by. If you don’t meet the requirements after, your application won’t be taken any further.

An outcome at this stage will typically be provided within 48 hours

3 - Discussing your skills and the role in more detail

After your application has been reviewed and we have matched you suitability to, you’ll be invited to speak to a member of our Resourcing team to discuss the role in more detail and what you can bring to the team. This call will last approximately 20 minutes. 

We’ll provide you with a decision on if you have been shortlisted for the role within a week. 

4 - Short-listing

At this stage your application will then be submitted in a shortlist to the hiring manager to review. Having spoken with you, the Resourcing team will be able to discuss with the Hiring manager why you have made it to this stage and what you can bring to the role.

This stage can take up to four weeks and we will let you know if you will be invited to the next stage or not.

5 - Interview or Assessment Day

You will be sent an invite to attend either a face-to-face interview or an assessment day and within that invitation will be help and guidance as to what to expect. In some instances, this may be carried our virtually rather than in person. These will include some formal assessment of your skills and competencies as well as give you chance to ask questions about the role.

6 - Offer

If you’re successful we’ll make a verbal offer for the role which once accepted, you will be invited to go through our Fraud, Credit and Referencing checks. Once you have completed these checks, we will issue you your contract.

7 - Start Date

Depending on the role, your start date could be very soon. Whenever you join, we’ll be sure to give you everything to support you in having the best onboarding experience possible and have a great first day!