What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
Lots of opportunities within the company and your manager is usually willing to support you in developing your current skills and others. So if you see something you like the look of when inside the company you can always get involved with other department's work.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £21,000 - £23,000
Current salary: £25,000 - £27,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Have good examples of projects you have done related to your degree and don't be afraid to use the sample examples to show different competencies.
Do you have any interview tips?
Look through the MOD competency framework while doing your application and interview. Pick a topic you really enjoy to present on as this will come across during the questions and answer part at the end. Also ask lots of questions about the role at the end to show your interest.
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