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Career Development - Test Three - What are your career strengths?

This test is designed to help you identify your key career strengths. It should take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

Answer the questions below and then click submit. For each of the 55 skills, please rate your level of expertise as follows:

0 - Never done this
1 - Very limited
2 - Novice
3 - Competent
4 - Skillful
5 - Expert

Then rate your level of personal interest in this as follows:

H - My level of interest is high - I love doing this
M - My interest is medium - I don't mind doing this
L - My interest is low - I find this dull or tedious

Developing staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Developing self
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Monitoring health and safety
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Developing the service
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Advocating for patients
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Networking
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Mentoring students
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Mentoring staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Coaching others
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Leading a team
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Building new teams
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Care planning
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Creating a happy care environment
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Solving problems
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Audit
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Chairing meetings
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Analysing data
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Developing a research proposal
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Conducting research
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Interviewing new staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Teaching
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Facilitation
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Developing and writing policies
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Instigating and managing change
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Developing and writing strategy
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing a budget
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Project Management
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Setting standards of care
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Handling complaints
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Health promotion
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Enabling people to learn to meet their own health needs
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing medical devices safely
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Commissioning
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Designing new systems
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Managing a caseload
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Working on your own
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Taking on new challenges
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Working with the multi disciplinary team
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing staff and skill mix
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Clinical knowledge
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Developing a learning environment
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Preceptorship of newly qualified staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Clinical knowledge
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Taking risks
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Feedback to staff
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing time
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing paperwork
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Setting a vision for your service
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Patient/clinical assessment
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H

Prescribing medicines
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Managing email
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Finding information though the internet
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Planning for discharge
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H


Creating and using electronic documents
Expertise - - - - - 0 1 2 3 4 5
Interest - - - - - L M H