TITLE

'Soft skills' test centres open local doors for NHS trust

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
People Management;12/11/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the move of King's College Hospital National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust in London, England, to hold job assessment centers in 2008. The trust made the initiative through a partnership with Jobcentre Plus. It is holding quarterly assessment centers for positions such as healthcare assistants and pharmacy assistants. The centers test soft skills such as communication and teamwork, simulating the skills required for the jobs.
ACCESSION #
35961180

 

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