Recruitment Assessments

Medicines Management Assessment

If you are shortlisted for a nursing role, you will be asked to take a medicines management assessment as part of the interview process. Human Resources will contact you with the date and time.

To help you prepare, you can download an example test paper and drug cupboard below. These are 'pdf' documents - most computers will open them automatically when you double click on the link. Otherwise, you'll need to install Adobe Acrobat. The prescriptions on the real assessment will vary, but the format will be the same.

 

Calculators are not permitted, but the IV infusion calculation formula will be available.

Please do not hesitate to contact either an HR officer or email instituteofexcellence@nuh.nhs.uk if you need to discuss any concerns.

 

HCA recruitment

Numeracy and literacy test

If you are shortlisted for a health care assistant role, you will be asked to take a numeracy and literacy assessment as part of the interview process. Human Resources will contact you with the date and time.

To help you prepare, you can download an example test paper here:

 

Calculators are permitted and you will be allowed 30 minutes to complete the test. Please let the assessor know should you have any additional requirements.

If you are interested in developing your numeracy and literacy skills you may find the following links useful:

 

Whilst we can’t support individual learning we may be able to signpost you to some additional support. For internal applicants please contact your ward team or clinical educator. Please do not hesitate to contact either an HR officer or the instituteofexcellence@nuh.nhs.uk should you have any concerns.