Q. What is Social Security?

Social Security is an organized programme that provides income protection for its members in the event of certain contingencies such as Old Age, Invalidity and Death.

Q. What is the NASSIT Scheme?

The National Social Security and Insurance Trust is a social insurance scheme in which members contribute periodically and receive benefit when a contingency occurs. The scheme is therefore contributory

Q. What does NASSIT do?

The object of the Trust is to provide retirement and other benefits to meet the contingency needs of workers and their dependants.

Q. How to apply for employment?

NASSIT shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINEWILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible after the vacancy has been advertised and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 48 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. Generally, only short listed candidates are contacted for interviews.

Q. Do I need to apply for a particular vacancy?

Yes. You need to submit your application with curriculum vitae for a particular vacancy to ensure that your candidacy be evaluated against the post in which you are interested.

Q. For how many vacancies can I apply?

It is up to each candidate to review the responsibilities, competencies and qualifications required for a particular vacancy, before making a decision to apply for an advertised post. Hasty decision to apply for a vacancy, for which you are clearly not qualified, might reflect on your credibility.

Q. Can I submit a general application?

We do not consider general applications. Only applications for advertised vacancies are evaluated

Q. Do I have to pay an application, processing, interviewing or training fee?

NO. NASSIT does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

Q. Where do I send my application?

All applications can be forwarded to:
The Human Resources Department
NASSIT
32 Walpole Street
P. O. Box 29
Freetown

Q. What are the steps in the recruitment process? How can I know the status of my application?

Candidates who apply on-line will receive an acknowledgement of receipt within 48hrs. Only candidates who are seriously being considered for a post are contacted for an interview. Interviewed candidates will normally be advised of the outcome of the selection process after a period of about four weeks.

Q. I cannot find any vacancy for Internships. Do you have an Internship Programme?

Yes, NASSIT offers internship programmes only for continuing students. However we do realise that for some institutions it is a prerequisite for final year students to go through an internship programme.

Q. How do I apply for the Internship Programme?

All applications must come from Institutions’ Internship Programme coordinators.

Q. Do you offer temporary employment?

The Trust from time to time engages staff on a temporary basis in order to meet the short terms needs of the organization in a changing operational environment

Q. Is there a NASSIT website?

Yes, www.nassitsl.org