Recruitment-Ready for Practice Managers: Selection

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This education is accredited: RACGP 2 CPD, ACRRM 1 CME PD.

This module covers key steps to selecting the right candidate for a role. It includes a template for a GP Reference Check that you may download and rework for your own practice.

At the end of this learning activity you will have a greater understanding of:
  • What information to collect for assessing a candidate’s suitability for a position.
  • Privacy legislation around the collection of personal information.
  • The importance of considering a candidate’s family situation in identifying suitability of a position, and why and how to host an applicant visit in your town.
  • How to conduct an interview that facilitates a more natural and accurate representation of a candidate despite the unnatural setting.
  • What to cover in an interview to help you and the candidate identify their suitability.
  • The value of behavioural interviewing.
  • How to structure questions that provide deeper insights for assessing suitability.
  • Checks required before appointing a candidate.
Course last updated December 2016.


Christine Roach, Manager – Medical Recruitment & Retention

Emer O’Callaghan, Senior Manager – Recruitment & Retention

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