Join the Kennedy Scott team

'Our Staff are the link to our success'

Disability confident leader
At Kennedy Scott we strongly believe in developing our staff in order to help them reach their potential and grow within a diverse and dynamic workplace. This is reflected in our Investors in People Gold Award.

As a Prime DWP contractor with national coverage, there are a number of opportunities to progress and further your career in different areas of the business.

"My manager is always talking to me about the importance of self improvement and self development"
-IIP Gold, 2014

We provide our staff with extensive Continuous Professional Development opportunities, so they are confident in their ability to support our customers into long-lasting employment.

If you are target-driven and have the determination and passion to make a difference to our customer’s lives on a day to day basis, then we would like to hear from you.

Diversity, Inclusion and Inclusion

As a Disability Confident Employer, Kennedy Scott is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and has inclusive working practices including flexible working.

17%* of our current workforce has a disability or long-term health condition.

We believe this shows our support of embracing diversity and striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the diverse customer base that we work with. We accept and encourage applications from all, and do not discriminate against any protected characteristics. Kennedy Scott can be flexible with our recruitment processes and make reasonable adjustments from the interview stage.

We aim to ensure that anyone who wishes to apply for a position is able to so please contact our HR department if you have any specific needs or concerns about making your application or the interview process. We are committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities and helping reduce the UK’s disability employment gap by meeting or exceeding the Disability Confident standard’s criteria and working closely with other Disability Confident organisations.

Kennedy Scott is also a MINDFUL EMPLOYER – positive about mental health.

(*From our 2018 EDI Staff Survey)

Application, recruitment and selection process

Kennedy Scott conducts a two stage interview process, and applicants are interviewed by the recruiting manager and a member of our Executive Team.

Interviews are competency based and we review candidates according to their skills and abilities.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We offer disabled applicants the option of requesting their application is considered under the terms of the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the minimum criteria for the role.

Pre-employment checks

Successful applicants will be asked to complete an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion analysis form, to help Kennedy Scott monitor how effective our work is in this area. An Enhanced Disclosure will need to be completed and evidence for suitable references will need to be provided.

Kennedy Scott will also require proof of the right to work in the UK and the relevant training and educational certificates. Any offer of employment will be conditional to all pre-employment checks being satisfactorily completed.

Apply now

To apply for a position at Kennedy Scott you need to complete our application form and email it to

Please note that we are happy to accept CV’s, however, you must complete this short form with your CV to be included for shortlisting, please click here to download.

Should you have any difficulty completing an application form, please contact Helen Rule our Executive Assistant: email or call on 01923 712817 to discuss alternative options.

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