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“ What was the interview process like? ”

Bryony P. asked a question in topic Application Advice
to Freya R. Graduate Management Trainee, NHS Leadership Academy

06/11/2018
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10/11/2018
Graduate Management Trainee, NHS Leadership Academy

Hi Bryony,

Great question! This year, the interview stage of the application process will be a little different to how it has been in previous years.

Participants whom reach the interview stage of the application process will be invited (via email) to complete an online video-interview. The online video-interview can be completed at any time that suits the applicant, but must be completed within the specified time frame- this will be detailed in the invite e-mail.

The online video-interview itself requires participants to answer a series of questions. To prepare, I'd recommend familiarising yourself with the NHS Healthcare Leadership Model (available here: www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk/resources/h…  ), and thinking about your own motivation for joining the NHS.

I believe that participants are given between 1-1.5 minutes to answer each question, and around 30 seconds to read the question beforehand. You will not be able to pause the interview once it's started, so I'd recommend finding a quiet location where you won't be interrupted. It's also good to check the quality of you're microphone, webcam and WiFi connection beforehand as well.

I hope this helps to answer your question. If you have any more questions, just let me know!

You can see a really good outline of the whole process (including specific dates) here: www.nhsgraduates.co.uk/applications/how… 

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