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Applying, interviewing and getting involved

Want to find out more about our application and interview experiences? We've provided a snapshot of how to prepare so you can smash your interview and make a mega first impression. Then, get a taste for our culture — discover how our inclusion networks offer the opportunity for our colleagues to learn from one another and celebrate their individuality. Living a life more Virgin means feeling truly at home.

Get hired – hints and how-tos

Ready to ace your application and nail your interview? Perfect your preparation by reading our top tips. Get ready to be, see, do and feel more Virgin.

How do I apply?

Check out our roles and see if something catches your eye. Not sure you have all the skills? That's okay – we value passion and potential, and often it's about growing together. Share your story and be the voice we need. You can apply for a role directly on our website. If nothing takes your fancy at the moment, sign up for our job alerts and be the first to know when new roles go live.

We're proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and our recruitment process is inclusive to all. This starts with your application. If you require any support please contact our Careers team - careers@virginmoney.com

What do I need to apply?

Update your CV and tailor it to the role you're applying for by highlighting your strengths and selling your skills. On your application, work your magic and tell us why you want to work at Virgin Money and why you would be right for the role. Our application process is simple, slick and straightforward, so what are you waiting for?

Will you tell me how I did?

Absolutely. Regardless of the outcome (which we hope will be positive), we'll let you know if you`re progressing to next stage. If you'd like interview feedback, we'll be happy to provide it.

I got an interview – what's next?

Preparation is key. Think about how your experience could align with our values (hint: they're on our website). Remember that your story is uniquely yours and we’re excited to hear it. Show us you're passionate about helping our customers. Make notes, structure your answers, and do a practice run with a mate. Do your research. Who are we? What do we do? What products and services do we offer? Finally, just let us know if there are any adjustments we can make, or anything you need from us to help you bring the best version of yourself.

It's interview day – how do I prepare?

Many of our interviews take place virtually, some will be in person. If your interview is face to face, plan your journey in advance and make sure you know where you’re going. Some of our collaboration hubs and stores have limited parking so please ask us about available spaces and nearby parking. If your interview is virtual, check your camera-compatible device is charged and ready to go. Make sure you're in a quiet, comfortable place. Dress as you would for an in-person interview, so you ooze confidence. Log in early, have your CV and notes to hand, and have a pen and paper ready in case you want to jot anything down. Is there anything you'd like to ask us? It can be helpful to think about this beforehand and note it down so you can pitch in with questions that we'll happily answer.

And we're live – how do I stand out?

Interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, but remember that we want to hear all about you – you could be the voice we need, so wow us with your story. We want you to do well, so take things at your pace. If you need to think about your answer, do so. If you need to hear the question again, don't hesitate to ask. Look at the interviewer and smile. Be confident and own it – we're rooting for you!

I got the job – what happens next?

Once you have been offered the role and signed your contract, you will be properly inducted into the rock and roll hall of Virgin Money. Our Welcome Hub contains an abundance of materials to help you orientate yourself in your new role. If you're working remotely, you'll meet your team members via virtual sessions.

What support will I receive?

We truly value our colleagues and our families and want to support you through whatever life throws at you. Financial, medical and mental health support can be accessed from the get-go. If you need additional support to help you feel happier in your role, just let us know. Living a life more Virgin allows you to live your best day every day.

What benefits can I bank?

Life is for living, and with our flexible benefits package, you can live it large. We support our colleagues in prioritising their mental, physical and financial health and social connections. From wellbeing initiatives and flexible working to an attractive leave package and an amazing work-life balance, we make you our top priority.

Get involved

Everyone is welcome at Virgin Money. We educate and support our colleagues throughout their career journey and learn how best to do this from them – it's a partnership we truly value. Join our inclusion networks, make new friends and champion the things we stand for together.

Aspire

Our Aspire network provides networking, mentoring and guidance support for colleagues looking to take their next step. We help you discover opportunities so you can develop your career – and your potential.

Balance

All our colleagues deserve to shine. Our Balance community supports our diverse team of people with varying gender identities, ensuring Virgin Money is a prosperous place to live and thrive.

Embrace

Our colleagues are from all walks of life, and this is what makes Virgin Money so rich in culture and experience. Our Embrace network celebrates the things that make our cultures so unique.

Enable

Everyone has a story, and our needs differ from one person to the next. Enable ensures that those with disabilities and ill health are supported through their working career with us at Virgin Money.

Vibrant

Inclusivity and empowerment are at the heart of the Vibrant network, which allows us to champion equality for our LGBTQ+ community.

Vets@Virgin

We provide support and awareness for Armed Forces veterans returning to civilian life, as well as the families of those who have served or are currently serving.

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