“ Good morning! I'm wondering about the application criteria- do you measure against the NHS leadership model exclusively? ”

Eleanor K. asked a question
during the live chat Q&A on the new NHS Graduate Scheme: The Department of Health & Social Care Health Policy Fast Track Scheme
to NHS Recruitment Team

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I'd like to know if any other evaluative factors are used in the application- especially previous experience etc?

DHSC Health Policy Fast Track Scheme, DHSC

Hi Eleanor, the application process will use the NHS Leadership model, however the skills and behaviours are quite similar to the Civil Service Framework. How to be successful in the recruitment process for the @NHSGradScheme targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/nhs/43729… 

Eleanor K.

Great, thanks for this information, Hannah.


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