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How does someone get hired at Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust? What are the steps along the way?

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  • Apply for the position

  • look on job sites .interview

  • Job advertised

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    Apply with NHS own recruitment (TRAC)

    Teams Interview

    "Test" exam - basic

    Call from interviewer

    Complete countless amounts of paperwork

    Complete online training

    Wait for TRAC to get referrences and DBS checks (long process)

    Agree in the start date

    Start work



  • Look on Trac Jobs Website and follow instructions. To apply, there will be a long form online to fill out, but luckily this will largely be saved as your 'profile', e.g. name, address, education and previous employment, so can be used again for another application.

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  • Apply via internet on jobs website

  • Do your homework about service and department you want to work in, and read up on all trust policies and nice guidelines. Be positive punctual and polite and enthusiastic.

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