NPS Interview Questions & Answers
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Train to be a Probation Officer
Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100
Interview processThe interview is roughly 4-7 questions asking why you want the role and how you dealt with certain situation. (dealt with change, offender behavior, your own actions, PACE)
The report was summarizing a case file.
Lastly the group assessment was about making points as team and then agreeing on a desired outcome.
Most difficult questionProvide a situation where you have caused change and this had lead to a positive outcome.
Interview tipsDo not worry about this assessment day. Think of examples and be yourself. Work as a team, write a quick concise report and sell yourself. It is a challenging assessment but if you have made it this far and have worked with ex offenders already, you've done the hardest part.
Experiences at the assessment centreThe assessment centre was full of friendly staff who make you feel comfortable and welcome. Everything is well organized and explained. The hardest part, in my opinion, was writing the report especially if you have never done this before within this setting.
- Group / Panel
- Senior Management
- Verbal reasoning
- Assessment centre
- Group excercise
- Background check
- Competency based questions
Asked about my main motivations for wanting to join the metropolitan police. This was also evident i
The INTERVIEW itself was one on one and competency-based. It lasted 40 minutes. Questions included o
My interview lasted around 25 minutes. It was quite stop starty, and that was quite unnerving and di
I was asked on my previous work experience and asked to provide examples of situations I had been in
After getting through the online application process, you will be invited to their assessment centre
Interview panel of 2 members, consisted of two sections. First was devoted to why I wanted to the NH
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