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by pennythrale89
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Shortlisting Updates
Replies: 322
Views: 122044

Re: Shortlisting Updates

Hi LucyM, yes the Homerton post has shortlisted and let interviewees know.
by pennythrale89
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: pre-interview visit to potential place of work?
Replies: 9
Views: 8178

Re: pre-interview visit to potential place of work?

Thanks Blue. Yes, I've heard it is seen as almost necessary at senior levels. A psychiatrist who advised me to visit before the interview said that they aren't even considered for the role if they don't visit first! My instinct is that it isn't necessary but I'm really interested in hearing people's...
by pennythrale89
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Eating disorder experience
Replies: 9
Views: 4581

Re: Eating disorder experience

I'm with SparkyMarky, I was a bank healthcare assistant but worked pretty much full time on an eating disorders inpatient ward. I'm now an assistant psychologist in a specialist eating disorders team!
by pennythrale89
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: pre-interview visit to potential place of work?
Replies: 9
Views: 8178

pre-interview visit to potential place of work?

Hi everyone, I've got an interview coming up for a band 5 assistant psych post in IAPT and wondered what people's thoughts were about phoning and asking if I can pop in for a visit and informal chat prior to the interview? I've been advised by a couple of people to do this but who are in posts other...
by pennythrale89
Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Applying for NHS Jobs AP Posts
Replies: 11
Views: 7884

Re: Applying for NHS Jobs AP Posts

I'm with you claireemma, I go through the person spec point by point and briefly say how I meet each criteria. I've had lots of interviews and the new character limit doesn't seem to be a problem :) I also put a brief personal statement of a few lines at the beginning to say why I'm specifically int...
by pennythrale89
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

First year applying but still gutted.

UEA
Plymouth
Salomons
Teesside
by pennythrale89
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: An open letter to the rejectees of 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 17579

Re: An open letter to the rejectees of 2014

Thanks for this Spatch, I received my fourth red half an hour ago and this has made me feel a little less like a complete failure! It's a hard old game this.
by pennythrale89
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

Well done magicbobcat!!!! Over the moon for you!!!!!!!
by pennythrale89
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

Oh god, literally just received a 'no' from Salomons. Ouch!
by pennythrale89
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

Drinks with a friend tonight and my grandma's 80th birthday on Sunday! :D stay positive everyone!
by pennythrale89
Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

It's so helpful to hear from people what their journeys to training so far have been like. Personally it has given me a lot of hope and reassurance that it is OK if I don't get on this time round. So thank you everyone!
by pennythrale89
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Reflections from shortlisting 2013
Replies: 86
Views: 29680

Re: Reflections from shortlisting 2013

cake (and other sweet things in general) makes the world go round! a slice of cake and a cuppa tea have got to be evidence-based stress interventions surely?
by pennythrale89
Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications
Replies: 1778
Views: 432837

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2014 Applications

I haven't had a letter from Plymouth yet either! Surely they don't post the yes letters and no letters at different times? Royal Mail can be a bit crappy, lets all just assume that the post in our areas is being a bit slower than in others!