I got an interview!!

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Found 27th Jan 2009
For all those involved in my previous thread or may be able to help in this one...i got an interview!! It is for a health care assistant at the hospital. Now even closer to my dream of becoming a midwife. Ayone know the sort of nhs interview questions they ask..what they expect etc..any tips will be greatly appreciated! and thank you all who helped get me to this stage.
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good luck hun xx
Well done mama - as I mentioned yesterday they give you scenarios and ask you how you would deal with it. You have to give examples of how you would cope with certain points as raised in the job spec and they also ask your strengths and weaknesses which is what I found the hardest

I have had two interviews in the last 2 months with the NHS so I will add things as I recall them

My heads up my bum at the moment as I am trying to organise my induction and move and arrange a start date and the list goes on lol
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When i had an interview for a job at the NHS they asked me a bunch of situation questions..for example they may ask you "If a client suddenly goes into labour how will you react"..things like that :thumbsup:
well done - good to hear some good news for a change!

they're bound to ask you why you want the job and what you can bring to the role.

Good Luck - really hope you get this.
Well done & good luck !!
Prepare yourself for scenario questions. My wife went for a health care assistant interview a few weeks back. and she said the whole interview was based on scenario's. One thing she said that won her some brownie points was to talk about the importance of training on dealing with difficult situations!
oh and good luck as well
best of luck xx
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Abz;4202402

Prepare yourself for scenario questions. My wife went for a health care … Prepare yourself for scenario questions. My wife went for a health care assistant interview a few weeks back. and she said the whole interview was based on scenario's. One thing she said that won her some brownie points was to talk about the importance of training on dealing with difficult situations!



did she get it?
good luck hun, be yourself and be honest xx
yeah she did. She just getting her CRB checks done. Should be starting in a couple of weeks. Its only part time (2 days a week) while she completes her degree!
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Brilliant!!Yeah mine will be part time too. If you could ask her examples of what she was asked just so i have an idea that would be great...thank you for your help
mamamia7;4202530

Brilliant!!Yeah mine will be part time too. If you could ask her examples … Brilliant!!Yeah mine will be part time too. If you could ask her examples of what she was asked just so i have an idea that would be great...thank you for your help



yeah shouldnt be a problem! Whens your interview? Let me ask her if you can email her and then you 2 can discuss directly. WIll be easier that way! Will Msg back later on tonight!
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yeah that will be fantastic!! I would really appreciate that..the interview is next friday. Anyone else who helped on the thread think it was bazzaric and bellabonkers last night or is aware of nhs interviews tips and pointers would be fantastic...thank you!!
good luck hun.x
PM sent with my wifes email add. So feel free to email her and she'll try help as much as she can!
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