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Congratulations on bagging yourself an interview! We want you to enjoy the process, so here are Lucy and Walter with their top tips for interview prep and a little of what to expect on the day.

Don’t forget to check out our FAQs, too. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, just pop the team an email. Good luck! 

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We love your passion

We love it when people share our passion for mental health. 

Hint: tell us from the heart why you want the role.

Find out who we are

We love it when you can show a broad understanding of who we are and what we do. 

Hint: our social media and website are a great source of information.

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Tell us who you are

We want to get to know you. 

Hint: what do you do in your spare time? Do you have any pets? Are you a member of a local group?

Follow the STAR

In other words, think about how you can apply your whole life and work skills to the role using the STAR model.

Hint: have a couple of examples prepared. And remember, they can be related to your experiences at work or in your personal life.

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What the team say

Our interviews are a chance to talk about you! We want to explore your values and skills, so it’s always a great idea to look at the job description and think about how you can relate it to your own life. It could be a time where you worked well as a team in work, or when you supported a loved one through a difficult time.

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We want you to relax and talk from the heart. Everyone at Penumbra Mental Health is really friendly and you can be sure that the team interviewing you on the day will just be really looking forward to meeting you. If you have any questions, drop us an email. And good luck!

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It was always my hope to find a rewarding career that a makes a real difference to people’s lives. I have found that with Penumbra.

Why work for us?

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We listen and respond with hope, kindness and respect.

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