Working at Papworth - selection day

All applicants for ward-based and critical care nursing roles will be invited to attend an interview here at Papworth Hospital. The next Selection Day will be held on Saturday 14 October 2017 so you need to allow time to be on site between 9:00am to 4:30pm. 

For further information, contact our dedicated nurse recruitment leads Linda Lewis and Maria Mantziou. Tel: 01480 364982

The day comprises the following elements:

Part one

  • Medicine Safety and Calculation Assessment with calculators (45 minutes). There are two sections and 100% is the pass mark for section 1 whilst section 2 is designed to assess your current level of knowledge of more complex calculations and there is no specified pass mark. See example questions...
  • Written assessment (30 minutes) - current issue in nursing or a care plan exercise.

Part two

You need to achieve the Trust standards in part one to proceed to part two of the selection process.

  • Group interview
  • Clinical scenario
  • Individual interview

If you have applied for more than one position, we will only interview you once but we endeavour to ensure representation at the day from all areas with vacancies.