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 1,441 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,430 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 1,311 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
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Background check
Phone call/screening
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

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
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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

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Interview tips at Barchester Healthcare

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)42%
  • They didn’t have a dress code25%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Barchester Healthcare

  • If you have done care before or not be prepared and organised for the unexpected
    Shared on 28 November 2022 - Care Assistant - Derby
  • Be yourself
    Shared on 14 June 2022 - Hca - Etchingham
  • Be yourself person centered care is key
    Shared on 30 October 2020 - Housekeeper - Prestbury Beaumont

The first interview at Barchester Healthcare

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed40%
  • Other12%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
  • Walk-In8%

How candidates received their first interview at Barchester Healthcare

  • Recommend by a colleague
    Shared on 24 December 2021 - Manager - East Hoathly, East Sussex
  • The interview was short and brief. I truly believe they just wanted the spot filled quickly as once I left the position was open again and didn’t close for very long to reopen (5 days it was up on her…
    Shared on 29 March 2021 - Activities Assistant - Horsham, West Sussex
  • Went in with a application
    Shared on 27 October 2020 - Care Assistant - United Kingdom
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