Barchester Healthcare
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Interviews at Barchester Healthcare

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Barchester Healthcare.
Interview experience
Based on 795 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 787 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 782 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Barchester Healthcare

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
52%
About a week
19%
About two weeks
12%
More than one month
9%
About a month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Background check
29%
Phone call/screening
19%
Problem solving exercises
8%
Other
8%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Barchester Healthcare

  • Just show you are breathing and you will get the job
    Shared on 5 September 2019
  • Was a quick process
    Shared on 17 May 2019 - Specialist Support Worker - Lancaster
  • Short interview, not that in-depth.
    Shared on 28 February 2019 - Care Assistant - Ashchurch, Gloucestershire

Interview questions at Barchester Healthcare

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What do you know about Barchester ?What is your experience?
    Shared on 15 October 2021 - Senior General Manager - Cumberland Grange
  • All Q are pro-formas.
    Shared on 30 July 2020 - Nurse - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  • Is there career progression.
    Shared on 13 December 2018 - Care Assistant - Carlisle, Cumbria

Interview tips at Barchester Healthcare

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • They didn’t have a dress code25%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Barchester Healthcare

  • Be yourself person centered care is key
    Shared on 30 October 2020 - Housekeeper - Prestbury Beaumont
  • Avoid selling what can not be delivered
    Shared on 27 June 2020 - Catering Supervisor - North Yorkshire

The first interview at Barchester Healthcare

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed37%
  • Other12%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Walk-In11%
  • I called them10%

How candidates received their first interview at Barchester Healthcare

  • Went in with a application
    Shared on 27 October 2020 - Care Assistant - United Kingdom
  • Applied on line.
    Shared on 13 June 2019 - Staff Nurse - Greenock, Inverclyde