Preparing your medical CV

Whatever the application process used, your CV is an important tool in the recruitment process.  Your CV is therefore a really important part of managing your career. On this page you will find details of how to prepare your CV. 

The purpose of a CV is to present relevant facts in a professional way to a prospective employer. It should make clear why you are the best person for the role you are applying for as well as offer a summary of your career to date.  Updating it regularly allows you to tailor the format to each specialty or role you are applying for.  Always use positive language and aim for a confident tone.

The following principles will help you to begin preparing your CV and making it relevant to the role.

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