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Will I be drug tested in occupational health check for Health care assistant job?

I have recently been offered a job as a health care assistant and it is subject to an occupational health check. I gather there will be a blood test but will they be checking for things such as recreational drugs. There is a question asking if you have used them, should you be honest or will you not get the job if found to have taken them?

Asked By: - 12/14/2012
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If you are going to have a drug test (and probably 99% of health care organizations will do this), then it doesn't matter what you answer to your history of recreational drug use. If they find them in your system, you will not be hired.
Answered By: Victor - 12/14/2012
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Well they probably will. Most places drug test these days. I mean- the mcdonalds in my town does drug tests. But it would be better to be honest with them if you have done any drugs, but they probably wouldn't hire you if they found them in your system. (Unless they were prescribed) My dad worked at the same place for... More
Answered By: Lena - 12/14/2012
 
Yes, you should be honest. No, you will probably not get the job
Answered By: Nola - 12/14/2012
 
Hi there... More
Answered By: Jane - 12/15/2012
 
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