Could You Be An Rspca Inspector? - Rspca Live

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Could You Be An Rspca Inspector? - Rspca Live

Have you ever thought about becoming an RSPCA Inspector? Now you can find out if you've got what it takes by taking this quiz. Don't worry if the answer isn't what you hoped it was going to be - this is mainly just for fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How comfortable do you feel communicating and instructing strangers in difficult situations?
    • A. 

      I tend to be focused on the task or problem at hand, keeping communication only to when it is most needed

    • B. 

      Some people are difficult to deal with, but I try to rely on openness and clarity when communicating with people

    • C. 

      If I feel in control of the situation, then I find it easier to communicate and provide directions

  • 2. 
    How do you feel about working in a team in challenging circumstances?
    • A. 

      I like working in a team but I also usually prefer to operate by myself in more difficult situations

    • B. 

      I believe that teams work best when strong individuals take the lead and drive things in their own direction

    • C. 

      I enjoy working within a team, particularly in challenging circumstances. although I can work by myself if necessary

  • 3. 
    How do you feel about dealing with the public? Have you had experience in public facing roles?
    • A. 

      I’ve had some experience of dealing with the public but I prefer more behind-the-scenes tasks

    • B. 

      Working with the public can be tricky at times, but I much prefer public facing positions and have enjoyed being in these roles in the past

    • C. 

      I’ve never really had to deal with the general public in my previous roles, although I have often enjoyed it when I have

  • 4. 
    Unfortunately, sometimes animals have to be put down. How do you deal with traumatic situations like this?
    • A. 

      Immediate support is the best way for people to deal with distressing situations

    • B. 

      I usually think about the situation as I see it and seek to talk or find a way of dealing with it later

    • C. 

      I consider myself to be level headed, but I don’t really enjoy seeing animals or people in distress

  • 5. 
    How do you react when faced with angry and aggressive people?
    • A. 

      I usually disengage with the situation diplomatically and get support as soon as I can

    • B. 

      I’m quite a calm person and I usually look to diffuse these situations

    • C. 

      I’m quite passionate and assertive. I tend to stand my ground

  • 6. 
    How do you feel about interpreting information and making decisions on your own?
    • A. 

      I make decisions by myself, based on whatever information is available at the time

    • B. 

      I think two heads are better than one - it’s always best to consult on decisions

    • C. 

      I’m happy to make a call, but some form of supervision is needed to double check

  • 7. 
    As an RSPCA Inspector you may have to help to organise different groups of people and interact with volunteers. How do you think you would deal with these type of situations?
    • A. 

      I would tend to rely on direct communication to manage groups

    • B. 

      I would usually rely on groups to self manage and would loosely direct their actions

    • C. 

      I don’t have lots of experience of managing but I’d like to learn more about how to get the best out of other people

  • 8. 
    Generally speaking, in most situations your actions are generally influenced by...
    • A. 

      Your heart - your actions are mainly controlled by emotional considerations

    • B. 

      Flexible - you try to think about the situation as it stands to work out the solution

    • C. 

      Past experiences - you try to distance yourself from the situation and look back to things that have happened in the past for guidance

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