Supporting people with a disability

How we can support you when applying for a job with us.

At West Sussex County Council, we do all we can to be an inclusive and an equal opportunity employer.

We understand the importance and value of attracting, appointing and retaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.

It is important that we ensure our approach to recruitment is flexible and supportive to enable all applicants to be at their best and to ensure they have the best possible chance of success. If you have a disability and require support applying for a role, please let the recruitment team know on your application form, or by emailing

Any information that is provided will only be used to implement the support that is required. At West Sussex County Council (WSCC) we also have a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for applicants that have a disability.

If you have a learning disability

You can apply for any job using our easy read application form below. You can ask someone to help you complete this.

For some jobs we may need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This is explained in the document below.

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Last updated:
24 June 2024
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