NHS - STP Medical Physics Trainee Interview Questions & Answers
Difficulty rating 5 / 10
- Positive 3/3
- Neutral 0/3
- Negative 0/3
STP Medical Physics Trainee
Difficulty rating 40.0 / 100
Interview processThe interview for all STP trainee positions take place in Birmingham. They include 4 interviews/assessments, in a 'speed-dating' type setting.
You have 10 minutes at each station, where you are interviewed by 2 people at each. 2 are based on your specialism (Medical Physics in my case), one was general Science & Maths, and the fourth was more questions you'd typically get for any job interview, about your aspirations and motivation to apply for the job as well as a chance to get your personality across.
Most difficult questionSome in depth medical physics questions, which without my MSc in Medical Physics would have been very hard (it is not required that you have medical physics experience, only Physics & Maths).
Before the assessment/interview day, numerical, logical and verbal reasoning tests were carried out online, these were very difficult.
Interview tipsRead around the subject you are to specialise in, as well as general scientific knowledge.
Read journal articles / magazines such as New Scientist.
Join up to IPEM / other relevant professional body if offered before/after the interview takes place.
Experiences at the assessment centreIt was very well organised, with each interviewee being given a starting table, and a way to move around to the other 3. Also a bell is rung to identify when each 10 minute interview should be finished. The trainee is then given a 2 minute break while the interviewers make notes.
- Group / Panel
- Senior Management
- Verbal reasoning
- Assessment centre
- Group excercise
- Background check
- Competency based questions
My interview lasted for 1h 15mins on the phone. This time comprised mainly of six different sets of
Normally, the assessment days are held at Worthing, outskirts of Brighton. However, NETBuilder manag
I was invited to the venue near Fareham to arrive at 8:15am where I was provided with a security bad
My initial telephone interview was with a member of the graduate recruitment team, and it lasted 45m
The IBM group assessment centre was very well run. The morning is split into four segments, where yo
Once my application had been accepted I was invited to an Assessment day. The day involved; an intro
Rate your interview for a chance to win £100