Interview Process

Interview Start
Date & Time of Interview:
Personal Details




Forename & Middle Name

Date of Birth:
Contact Details


Post Code:

Home Telephone:

Mobile Telephone:


Job Applied For
Role being interviewed for:


'Driver' or 'Walker'?

Full Driving Licence?

Use of a vehicle for work?

How many 'Hours per Week' do you require?


General appearance and hygiene of acceptable level?

Hair neat and groomed?

Clean shaven or facial hair (if any) of neat appearance?

Clothing worn of suitable standard for interview?

Were any tattoos visible at time of the interview unacceptable?

Will it be covered when in uniform?

Was any body jewellery worn at the time of interview unacceptable?

Will it be covered when in uniform?

Overall score for appearance and presentation at interview (10 highest)

General Comments

Basic skills

Handwriting? (Check Application Form)

Spoken English?

Do they have a maths qualification?

Do they have an English qualification?

Do they have any learning disabilities? i.e dyslexia


General Comments

Background Knowledge

Do they currently work for the company?

What is their current job role?

Do they know anyone that works for the company


What do you know about the company & the services we provide? (Rate Knowledge)

What knowledge do they have about the role they have applied for? (Rate their knowledge)

Where did they hear about the vacancy?

General Comments

Work History and Experience

Have they worked in the Social Care industry previously?

Details: (Company and Responsibities)

What do you enjoy about this type of work?

Rate their response

Why do you want to do this type of work?

Rate their response

Are they currently employed?

Notice Period?

Have they previously worked as a Lone Worker?

Will they be required to undertake Supervisions or Management tasks?

Do they have any supervision or management training?



Do they hold any certificates relevant to the position they are applying for?


General Comments

What are they looking for ?

What are their goals for the next 6 to 12 months?

Rate their suitability based on their answers above (10 highest)

General Comments


What qualities do they believe a good worker in the role applied for must have?

What do you feel are the Main Factors to Consider when looking after someone in their own home?

Have you had to deal with an emergency situation on your own and can you tell me how you dealt with that situation?

What is the greatest achievement in your personal life to date?

What is the greatest achievement in your work life to date?

Describe a difficult decision you had to make in your work life and how you made it?

What do you consider to be your 'Strength'?

What do you consider to be your 'Weakness'?

If you they were to be offered a position - what would they be most apprehensive about?

Rate their suitability based on their answers above (10 highest)

General Comments

What was their personality during interview?

General Comments

Applicant Questions

Do you have any questions regarding this interview, the role or the company in general?

General Comments

Final Question

Why do you feel we should employ you? What makes you the person we want to employ in preference to the next applicant?

Rate their answer above (10 highest)

General Comments

Recommendation and Job Offer

Overall, are they suitable for the position?


Authorisation required to offer job?

Authorising Person:

Was the job offer made at the interview?

Reason for not making offer:

Was the offer Accepted?

Completed Application Form?

National Insurance Number recorded?

Completed Availability of Hours?

Photocopy Certificates if applicable

Have they supplied suitable Identification Documents for the DBS check?

DBS Deposit

Reference Details

Photocopy of Driving Licence

Photo for ID Card

Details why offer not accepted and any further requirements:

Interview Conclusion
Time of conclusion of interview:

Any Further Information required?

All details passed to HR for processing?

Interviewer Signature:
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.