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    Hi everyone,
    I'm hoping someone can give me some advice. I have an interview for a Biomedical support worker position (NHS Scotland), and I have no idea what to expect at the interview? It's my first degree related interview since I graduated, I've waited such a long time and applied to hundreds of jobs so I REALLY don't want to mess this up! I know I'll be nervous so I want to be as prepared as possible. If anyone knows of the interview format or questions they're likely to ask it would be a huge help! All I know is it will be a panel interview in front of 4 people.
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    Hi I'm a biomedical scientist in haematology, what department is the job in?

    I didn't have any interview for my current position as I had worked there previously and a job came up so they just offered it me (lucky I know!). But tbh I think most managers come up with their own interview questions, there's no standard format for interviews, so they could ask you anything.

    When I went for the interview for previous job which was a trainee BMS they asked me pretty bog standard interview questions, tell me about yourself, why do you want this job? Why the NHS? Would you say you're a leader or a follower? What have you done on your degree that interested you? Nothing that you wouldn't expect from a job interview, then right at the end they asked me what I knew about the discipline and if I knew the names of any stains.

    If I were you I'd think about how you'd answer general interview questions, then do a bit of reading up on the discipline because they may ask you a few questions about that. They shouldn't ask you anything too difficult though so as long as you know the basics about the area you'll be working you should be fine.
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    Hi there,

    I was hoping you would be able to tell me how your interview went? And what was asked etc. I seen yours was a few months ago.

    I have an interview for the exact same job post and im nervous as to what to expect also!

    Thanks!
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    Hi

    Just wondering if you got the job? And how did the interview go? I am due an interview in next few weeks and I am worried been told told I will need to do an assessment too but they cannot say what. Can you please give me some advice please.

    Thank you
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    (Original post by Jemjj)
    Hi

    Just wondering if you got the job? And how did the interview go? I am due an interview in next few weeks and I am worried been told told I will need to do an assessment too but they cannot say what. Can you please give me some advice please.

    Thank you
    Hi I realise this was ages ago, but as I also have this coming up I was wondering if you could please give me an idea of the types of questions/assessments that could come up

    Thanks
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    I had an interview today it was two ladies from the haematology and blood transfussion department. Ill try and remember which questions i was asked.
    What qualities could you bring to this job?
    Im i flexible? ( it was weekend post )
    Why should we choose you over the other candidates?
    What would your old employer say about you.
    Whats an important part of the job (not exact words) i answered about how how important it is to input data into machines. Stop transfer of pathegens when cleaning etc.
    It between it was a kind of chat. I felt relaxed and happy.
 
 
 
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