Preparation for Consultant applications and interviews

These career-planning resources include tools, exercises, booklets and films targeted to:

  • Registrars who wish to gain information and general guidance on applying for consultancy posts. Access these resources to support you in deciding on which posts to apply for, and then preparing yourself for a successful interview.


This video covers 5 aspects of the interview process - in less than 20 minutes. Packed with practical information and guidance to enhance your chances of being the successful candidate. Find out what consultants have to say about pre-interview trust visits,  managing your mindset and delivering a compelling presentation.


NEW Content!:

The transition from Senior Registrar to Consultant - Dr Alice Man, Mr. John Brecknell and Dr Saira Khalique reflect on their experiences stepping into the consultant role





Interview Prepare/ Practise/Evaluate (PPE) Model

This model has been developed by the PSU London Careers Team to highlight the key stages in successful Interview preparation and pertinent areas to reflect on and develop:


The Consultant Interview: Role Research and the Pre-interview Trust Visit

This short webinar fouses on what research should be considered and undertaken to inform interview preparation, including organising an effective, informed pre-interview trust visit


Further general reading, advice and exercises on career planning can be found here


How can I smoothly transition from trainee to consultant? (BMJ Sept 2020)


Interview Preparation Exercsies

The following downloads section includes exercises linked to each section of the Interview PPE Model