My name is <your name> and I'm calling to conduct a reference check for <name of candidate> who is being considered for a position with Cara. Your details have been provided to me by <candidate name>. The reference will take no longer than ten minutes is this a good time for you?
Read to referee:
In accordance with the Privacy Act, we wish to inform you that the information collected may be shared with personnel of Cara, and the candidate may also lodge a request to our Privacy Officer for access to this information. Based on the above are you happy to proceed?
What is the nature of your relationship with the candidate?
In what capacity is/was the applicant employed by your organisaiton?*
Did you supervise the candidate directly?
How long did the candidate with you?*
What were the key tasks of their role during this time?*
Why did they leave the organisation?*
Have you had any areas of concern?*
How would you rate reliability attendance?*
How would you rate professionalism?*
Please rate the candidate on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being below expectation and 5 being above expectation
Customer person centred focus
internal collaboration and teamwork
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Problem solving skills
Ability to learn, retain and apply information
Commitment and loyalty
Build working relationships with external stakeholders
Honesty and integrity
Based on the information above plesae supply detailed information for extreme responses:
Is there any further information you would like to provide?*