Questions and Answers about NHS

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How should you prepare for an interview at NHS?

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Research any job offers thouroughly.

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More and more cause maybe I can be free to take responsibility of my Family

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For a Nursing Assistant the interview isn't difficult.

It contains:
-Basic Maths and English test.
-Basic written questions about how you would handle situations.
-Short interview (lasted 5 mins)
Why do you want the job?
What hours do you want?
Would you work nights?
Basic care questions.

This is about 4 hours long, but most of the time you're waiting for others to be interviewed.

If you're successful, you then go to a week of classroom training 9-5, Mon-Fri. It is non paid, but in depth and useful. In your training you get a small test to pass.

Then you are on the wards for 3-5 placements. A nurse signs you off as able and then you can book shifts with bank or apply for a role on a ward.

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Be smart, read up on interview techniques,

Answered - Health Care Support Worker student nurse (Former Employee) - Boston, Lincolnshire

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Study their core values

Answered - health care assistant (Current Employee) - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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Be your self and ask about fellow workers working there some are from same place and its like walking into a witches cauldron

Answered - HCSW (Current Employee) - Bridgend, Bridgend

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Analytical officer

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Casual,nothing special.
The questions are basic for band 5

Answered - Staff Nurse -Hemathology Ward (Eden ward) (Former Employee) - Eden

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Read the job spec,

Answered - General Practice Support Manager (Current Employee) - Glagow

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Don't go. Literally look for another job.

Answered - Doctor (Current Employee) - London, Greater London

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