Bios of Tennessee Structured Interview Form
Please answer all questions below. Providing false information will result in disqualification.
Office location you want to work:
Position you applied for:
Direct Care Staff
What are you really passionate about…what floats your boat?
How are you connected and involved in the community or networked in relation to that passion?
Would you be willing and able to invite and include a person with a disability in your passion, your network,
What is your highest level of education?
Describe your work experiences over the past two years.
What type of disabilities are you familiar with?
What aspects of your previous employment did you enjoy most and least?
What is the biggest employment mistake you have made and what did you learn from it?
Tell me about a problem you had with a supervisor. What was the result?
Describe a problem you had with a coworker and how you resolved it?
Do you consider yourself a good teacher? Give an example of a successful teaching experience you have had.
What life accomplishment are you most proud of and why?
What are you looking for in a job? Based on what you learned from our Realistic Job Preview, why do you think this would fit your needs and interests? Values match, did they prepare by reviewing the RJP?
Have you ever assisted someone who has coping challenges and becomes verbally or physically aggressive?
Have you ever had to assist a person with personal care like dressing, bathing, and toileting? If “yes” how do you feel about that?
What work schedule are you looking for?
How flexible can you be with your desired schedule?
Given the schedule and flexibility you just shared with me, do you have any responsibilities or commitments that would prevent you from keeping your specified work schedules?
We work with people who are vulnerable because of their disability. To protect them and to stay in compliance with state regulations, we complete criminal background checks, thorough reference checks and abuse and neglect registry checks. Have you had any problems in any of these areas that may impact whether or not we hire you?
Have you had any gaps in your employment? If so, why?
What is the best phone number to reach you?
Few of the people we serve can drive and most need our assistance in traveling around their communities. Because of this and to stay in compliance with state laws, employees must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance that specifically covers them. Do you have these: Driver's License, Auto Insurance & Reliable Vehicle
If we hire you, will you be able to provide proof of authorization to work in the US?
Performance of this job can require lifting up to 50 pounds. Can you lift up to 50 pounds?
Are there accommodations that can be made which would allow you to safely lift 50 pounds?
Please provide the information for 5 personal references. (Note: NO RELATIVES and list people you've known for 5 years or more.)
Please ensure all information is provided. Partial information will delay processing.