Improving the quality of the NHS workforce through values and competency-based selection

McGuire, C., Rankin, J., Matthews, L. , Cerinus, M. and Zaveri, S. (2016) Improving the quality of the NHS workforce through values and competency-based selection. Nursing Management, 23(4), pp. 26-33. (doi:10.7748/nm.2016.e1502) (PMID:27369725)

McGuire, C., Rankin, J., Matthews, L. , Cerinus, M. and Zaveri, S. (2016) Improving the quality of the NHS workforce through values and competency-based selection. Nursing Management, 23(4), pp. 26-33. (doi:10.7748/nm.2016.e1502) (PMID:27369725)

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Abstract

Robust selection processes are essential to ensure the best and most appropriate candidates for nursing, midwifery and allied health professional (NMAHP) positions are appointed, and subsequently enhance patient care. This article reports on a study that explored interviewers’ and interviewees’ experiences of using values and competency-based interview (VCBI) methods for NMAHPs. Results suggest that this resource could have a positive effect on the quality of the NMAHP workforce, and therefore on patient care. This method of selection could be used in other practice areas in health care, and refinement of the resource should focus on supporting interview panels to develop their VCBI skills and experience.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Matthews, Dr Lynsay
Authors: McGuire, C., Rankin, J., Matthews, L., Cerinus, M., and Zaveri, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > MRC/CSO Unit
Journal Name:Nursing Management
Publisher:Royal College of Nursing
ISSN:1354-5760
ISSN (Online):2047-8976
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 RCNi Ltd.
First Published:First published in Nursing Management 23(4): 26-33
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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