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Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care’s Hiring Process

The hiring process at the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care includes an online application process. Once your application has been submitted, you should anticipate the following:

  • Phone Screening
  • Pre-Hire Assessment Tests
  • Personal Interviews

Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care’s Aptitude Tests

The most common assessment that you will be faced with during the Ministry of Health recruitment process will be provided by Criticall Ontario. Our Criticall-style Dispatcher aptitude tests include sections for the following:

Dispatcher Skills

The Dispatcher Skills assessment evaluates many key skills such as decision-making skills, memory recall, prioritization, probability, and map reading.

Basic Math & Reading Skills

This section of the test will determine your abilities to summarize calls, reading and spelling skills, as well as basic math skills.

Assessments for other positions may include the following assessments: mathematical and verbal reasoning, abstract reasoning, as well as situational judgment and work persona. Ensuring that you are prepared for each of these assessments will give you a better chance of receiving a job offer.

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Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care Interview Process Tips

Below you find tips in order to prepare for your Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care interview process. Prior to your interview, you should:

  • Familiarize yourself with the current priorities of the government.
  • Understand the issues currently facing the ministry or branch that you have applied for. Being familiar with the overall mission and goals relative to the government’s priorities will put you at an advantage over other candidates.
  • Be prepared to participate in one or more panel interviews. Interviewers will often take notes during this process.
  • Know why you are the right candidate for the job. Be able to explain how your strengths and abilities in your field will benefit you in your new role, as well as how you will be able to benefit the company.
  • Make sure that you have brought a list of references with you. Be sure to request permission prior to using anyone as a reference.

What to Do during Your Interviews

  • Describe your past accomplishments in detail, not just what you did. Discuss how your achievements have helped enhance your learning and development.
  • Use the PAR (Problem that you faced, Action that you took, Result that you achieved) or the STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) method to structure your responses.
  • Ask questions and don’t be shy about asking for clarification. Understanding the question will help you to better demonstrate how you will be the right fit for the job being offered.

Post Interview

  • Request feedback following your interviews regardless of if they have been successful or not. Ask for specific details regarding your strengths and weaknesses to get a better understanding of where you can improve further down the line.

More information regarding these interview tips can be found directly on the Ontario Public Service Careers website.


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