Health Interviews

Welcome to our FAQs page.

Here you can find outline information about what to expect during your interview if you have applied for one of our interviewing health courses. Full details will be emailed to you in your interview invite.

  • Where will my interview take place?

    Face-to-face interviews will take place in the Learning Hub at the Waterside Campus. As part of your interview you will be given an opportunity to have a tour of facilities.

    Virtual interviews will be held on an online platform called Blackboard Collaborate. We advise that you use Google Chrome to join. Unless you already have it, we recommend you install Google Chrome before your scheduled interview on a device that is capable of video calling.

    How long will my interview take?

    You will have a series of three mini-interviews, conducted by different people.

    Face to face interviews will last approximately 3 hours. Virtual interviews will take approximately 1 hour.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    You must submit a piece of work at least 48 hours before your interview. Please refer to your interview emails for details of this task.

    What do I need to bring with me to my interview?

    You will need to present a form of identification at your interview (driving license, passport, or visa).

  • Where will my interview take place?

    Face-to-face interviews will take place in the Learning Hub at the Waterside Campus.

    Virtual interviews will be held on an online platform called Webex. For online interview, you will be requiring a device with the video capabilities. The academics will email you the Webex link a day before the interview. When you join, you may be placed on hold in a waiting position, please wait for the academic to welcome you as they may be on another call.

    What will my interview involve?

    Full details will be included in your interview invite however you will be expected to demonstrate a good knowledge of your chosen nursing profession and what it involves. You should do some research beforehand to ensure that you are prepared

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    We advise you to visit the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) website, where you will find helpful resources relating to nurse education.

    We also recommend you keep up to date with current health care and nursing issues in national newspapers and by visiting the following sites:

    • NHS Constitution
    • BBC Health
    • NHS England
    • Department of Health
    • Nursing Standard
    • Nursing Times
    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview with the interview panel will last approximately 30 minutes. For face to face interviews, you may be campus for longer than this as you will need to register.

    What do I need to bring with me to my interview?

    You will need to present a form of identification at your interview (driving license, passport, or visa)

  • Where will my interview take place?

    Your interview will take place online using WebEx. For online interviews you will require a device with video capability to participate.

    Your interview invite email will detail how to download and access the WebEx platform.

    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview will last approximately 30 minutes.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    We recommend you keep up to date with current health care and nursing issues by visiting the websites from institutions such as the NHS and Department of Health. Full details will be included in your interview invite.

    What should I do on my interview day?
    • Make sure you have identification ready (driving license, passport, or visa)
    • Check your microphone and camera is working
    • Find a quiet place free from interruption
    • Join your interview using the link that has been sent to you. We recommend using Chrome as your browser
    • Wait for the academic to welcome you
  • Where will my interview take place?

    Your interview will take place online using WebEx. For online interviews you will require a device with video capability to participate.

    Your interview invite email will detail how to download and access the WebEx platform.

    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview will last approximately 30 minutes.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    The Sunday before your interview date, you must submit a piece of work by email. Please refer to your interview emails for details of this task and additional preparation work.

    You may also want to look at:

    • The Royal College of Occupational Therapists
    • The World Federation of Occupational Therapists
    What should I do on my interview day?
    • Make sure you have identification ready (driving license, passport, or visa)
    • Check your microphone and camera is working
    • Find a quiet place free from interruption
    • Join your interview using the link that has been sent to you. We recommend using Chrome as your browser
    • Wait for the academic to welcome you
  • Where will my interview take place?

    Face-to-face interviews will take place in the Learning Hub at Waterside Campus.

    Virtual interviews will take place on Microsoft Teams. Please make sure you’re in a quiet place free from interruption.

    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview will last 6 hours and 30 minutes. For face-to-face interviews, you may be on campus longer than this as you will need to register.

    Please feel free to bring along snacks and refreshments to keep your energy levels up.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    We recommend that you complete some research into the role of a Paramedic and paramedic science profession.

    You may also want to look at:

    • NHS website
    • College of Paramedics
    What do I need to bring with me to my interview?

    You will need to present a form of identification at your interview (driving license, passport, or visa).

  • Where will my interview take place?

    Your interview will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For online interviews you will require a device with video capability to participate.

    You will receive a Microsoft Teams link and instructions for your interview from our BSc Podiatry academic team before your interview.

    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview will last approximately 30 minutes.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    You’ll need to download the free Microsoft Teams app onto your device.

    Full details will be included in your invite but as a starting point we recommend you research the role of a Podiatrist and the podiatry profession. Here’s a few places to get started:

    • The Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
    • NHS
    • Royal College of Podiatry
    • Our Podiatry Clinic in Northampton.
    What should I do on my interview day?
    • Make sure you have identification ready (driving license, passport, or visa)
    • Check your microphone and camera is working
    • Find a quiet place free from interruption
    • Join your interview using the link that has been sent to you. We recommend using Chrome as your browser
    • Wait for the academic to welcome you
  • Where will my interview take place?

    Face-to-face interviews will take place at the Learning Hub at Waterside Campus.

    Virtual interviews will take place online using Blackboard Collaborate. For online interviews, you will need a device with video capability to participate. Your interview invite email will detail how to access the Blackboard Collaborate platform.

    How long will my interview take?

    Your interview will take approximately 4 hours.

    For face-to-face interviews, you will be on campus longer than this, as you will need to register.

    Is there any preparation work to do before my interview?

    Full details will be included in your invite email however, as a starting point, you may want to look at:

    • The British Association of Social Workers website
    • The Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work. (Take time to look at each of the nine domains)
    • The Global Definition of Social Work
    • The Community Care website, as this will give you insight into what social work is both globally and nationally.
    What do I need to bring with me to my interview?

    You will need to present a form of identification at your interview (driving license, passport, or visa).

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