In-Basket Exercises

Lowesdon Health Authority


Lowesdon Health Authority


Participant Pack


Assessor Guide



The Participant takes on the role of an acting Unit Manager for a Psychiatric Unit situated in the grounds of the regional general hospital. The Participant is asked to deputise for the previous Unit Manager who has been taken seriously ill. Whilst their day-to-day responsibilities do not include patient care, they do need to liaise with medical staff and are responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Unit, through the provision of effective administrative support and other services. As such, the Participant is expected to deal with a wide range of typical issues that have arisen.

  • Code: INB-LHA
  • Work environment: Alone
  • Category: In - Basket Exercises

Exercise Timings & Criteria

110 Mins
Administrator's Instructions:
5 mins
In - Basket:
90 mins
Participant Review:
15 mins
Competencies: Decisiveness / Delegation / Initiative / Interpersonal Sensitivity / Judgment / Management Control / Planning & Organising / Problem Analysis

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