There appear to be a handful of accounts that are not synchronised between the Front End website and the Back End database and some candidates see an authentication/error message when trying to apply for a position.
Deleting your account may help with this issue but it may be best to re-register with another email address e.g. another personal email address if you are still having problems and the closing date is fast approaching.
Some email providers like Gmail allow individuals to create an alias so that although the email address looks different it is still linked to your main inbox e.g email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some links to advise you how to do this:
Not sure what to do?
If you would like to have your account deleted so you can try again with your current address (providing you haven't submitted an application), or you aren't sure what to do please contact the myjobscotland support team: email@example.com