Appraisals

As part of your employment at Great Ormond Street Hospital, all Trust doctors are required to have an appraisal, in-line with the Trust’s Appraisal policy.

Appraisals

As part of your employment at Great Ormond Street Hospital, all Trust doctors are required to have an appraisal, in-line with the Trust’s Appraisal policy.

Appraisals are for setting personal goals. They review personal, educational and job related achievements. An appraisal is confidential, pastoral and designed to assist an individual to progress. It should be perceived as non-threatening and conducted in the context of the job.

The below outlines the timeline for completing the different stages of the appraisal process:

Meeting

When

Forms

Purpose

Stage 1 –Preliminary

Within first 2 weeks of commencing role

  • Preliminary appraisal meeting
  • Objectives sheet
  • To discuss areas of experience and educational opportunities.
  • Agree objectives for the employment period
  • Agree dates for the next two appraisal meetings. 
  • To identify any specific needs in the context of revalidation.

Stage 2 –Interim

6 months (or middle of contract if less than 12 months)

  • Interim Appraisal Form
  • Review and update of objectives sheet
  • An informal review of progress to date.
  • Explore any areas of underachievement and agree plan to address.
  • Discussion and review of objectives.

Stage 3 – End of year / annual review

Last month of contract (or annually if contract longer than 12m)

  • End of year Appraisal form
  • Review and update of objectives sheet
  • A formal discussion where objectives are reviewed, learning points discussed and a plan for next steps if possible.
  • Final sign off of appraisal.