Selection & Methodology Training Session
Category: Training - Selection Methodology
Date: March 19th 2013 2:00pm until 4:30pm
Location: Severn Deanery BS34 6PT
This half day course aims to provide an overview of the application process and interviewing techniques currently in use. It is a mandatory requirement for anyone interviewing trainees on behalf of the Severn Deanery.
This course is open to doctors who are, or may be involved in, an interview panel in the future.
To provide an overview of the application process and interviewing techniques currently in use. It is a mandatory requirement for anyone interviewing trainees on behalf of the Severn Deanery.
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
•Understand the concept of positive and negative indicators for evaluating answers.
•Explain the need for standardised scoring.
•Use a standardised scoring system to grade candidates at interview.
•Record objective evidence of candidates’ statements/performance in ways that will be helpful in justifying decisions.
•Identify some effective and less effective ways of asking objective questions at interview.
•Gain practical skills in interviewing
Workshop Programme (Afternoon)
14:00 - Tea, Coffee and Registration
14:30 - Introduction to Selection Methodology, The importance of the person specification, Interview panel formats, Equal Opportunities, sources of bias and error, Prohibited questions
15:00 - Question Design, Designing positive and negative indicators, The Behavioural Interview, Situational/scenario based questions, Practice with behavioural questioning, Peeling and probing
15:30 - Tea and Coffee
15:45 - Interview Scoring Systems, Deciding on appointability, Further interview practice, Dealing with tied scores
17:00 - End
Maximum number of attendees: 16 - To book a place, please register using the form below.