Interview questions

Candidate name




Rating Scale

Core Cara Competencies Assessed

Job Family Competency (Empathy)

Job Specific (values/cultural)

Availability (As application form)

If no, please specify:

Ask specific training for the position

Tell us about yourself and why you applied for the role at Cara?

What values are important to you and how do they align with Cara?

Tell us about an experience you have had supporting people with disability to achieve their goals:

Empathy: Following is a scenario wich may encounter in your employment with Cara. Sam is a young man who has recently moved out of his familiy home into a Cara accommodation house. Sam is not familiar with his new local area and hasn't made many new friends. Sam spends all of his spare time watching TV at home. How would you actively support Sam to become more involved/active in the community?

Team work: What do you think are the three most important elementes that make a good team?

Person Centre approach: What is your understanding of confidentiality and privacy? How does this apply to your role as a Disability Support Worker?

Technology: Cara is moving towards a "smart technology" focussed environment. How would you rate your computer skills?

Additional comment

Do you have any holidays planned in the next six months?

Do you have any questions for us?

Confirm referees - they must be direct reports

Interview notes/comments:


Unsuitable due to:

Type of contract to be offered

If part time how many hours per WEEK