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Interviews at NHS

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at NHS.

Interview experience

Based on 7,471 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 7,322 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 6,257 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at NHS

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
33%
More than one month
22%
About a week
19%
About a month
13%
About two weeks
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Background check
34%
Phone call/screening
26%
Written test
23%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Least reported steps
Drug test
3%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at NHS

  • teams call
    Shared on 16 March 2022 - stakeholder admin - Fleetwood, Lancashire
  • Formal interview
    Shared on 11 March 2022 - Clinical Administrator - Darlington
  • Spoke face to face
    Shared on 3 March 2022 - Community Health Care Assistant - Bromsgrove
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Interview questions at NHS

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What would you do if a patient tells you something but asked you to keep it secret?
    Shared on 17 March 2022 - NA - Retford, Nottinghamshire
  • Experience with mental health?
    Shared on 10 March 2022 - Health Care Support Worker - Tayside Region
  • Usual stuff like experience and are you willing to do overtime when the need arises etc.
    Shared on 18 February 2022 - Hospital Porter - Glasgow

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Interview tips at NHS

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)46%
  • Formal (business suit)36%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at NHS

  • Bring notes
    Shared on 16 March 2022 - Contact Tracer - Home Based
  • Be honest and professional.
    Shared on 14 February 2022 - NHS Volunteer Responder - London
  • Be Likeable and Knowledgeable.
    Shared on 7 January 2022 - Physiotherapist - London, Greater London

The first interview at NHS

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site30%
  • Through Indeed22%
  • Other19%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%
  • Paper application8%

How candidates received their first interview at NHS

  • Applied through indeed
    Shared on 22 March 2022 - Health Advisor IUC (NHS111) - Wakefield
  • Via Nhs jobs site
    Shared on 22 March 2022 - Registered nurse - Wakefield
  • They took me over
    Shared on 14 March 2022 - Medical Receptionist - Bedfordshire
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