Apply To Be A Bright Carer


This is our application form for all our Bright Carer roles, except if you're applying to

be a live-in carer with us. If you are, please click here to access the correct application form.

Make sure you read the information below in order to correctly complete the appropriate sections.

SECTION A: To be filled in by all applicants.

SECTION B: Only fill this section in if you're applying for our

​full time contract (36 hours hours per week, annual salary)

Please note: For all our roles (except Bright Carers in Edinburgh), it is essential to have a driving licence and a car. Please do not proceed with an application unless you have both.

Please read the role specification. Click here before proceeding with an application.

Section A

SECTION A: To be filled in by all applicants
Decimal 1:

Your Application

Branch location you are applying to?: *
What role are you applying for?: *

Your Details

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Email: *
Phone: *
Do you have the right to work in the UK?: *
Do you have a UK Driving Licence?: *
Do you have your own car?: *

Address Information

Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
Postal Code:

About You

Please provide answers to all the questions below. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

In a minimum of 40 words, please provide a brief summary of your current circumstances and the reason you are looking for a new job:
In a minimum of 40 words, please tell us about your experience in caring for others (whether in a professional or in an informal role):
In a minimum of 40 words, please describe what you would find most challenging about working in a caring role with older people?:
Please describe any relevant training or qualifications (for example, SVQ or similar):

Your Availability

Bright Care provides care to our elderly clients at all times of the day and night. In order to achieve this, successful applicants will generally need good week-to-week availability and be willing to take on weekend duties (every second week) and evening duties in line with the needs of the clients with whom they are matched.
If you are applying for our part-time contract, how many hours a week employment are you looking for?:

Current Employment

Company Name:
Your title/role:

Employment History

   Please detail your full employment history accounting for all gaps in employment. You must include:

•  Name of organisation
•  Your start and end dates
•  Your title/role
•  Your reason for leaving.

Previous Employment:


We will require three glowing references as part of our recruitment process. Two should be a professional reference (current or previous employer or person in a professional capacity) and one should be a personal reference (no friends or family). You should include:

  • Reference Name
  • Whether it’s a professional or personal reference
  • Length of time known to yourself
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Email Address
Place Holder:

Reference 1

Referee's Full Name:
Type of Reference:
Length of time known to yourself:
Contact Phone Number:
Email Address:

Reference 2

Referee's Full Name:
Type of Reference:
Length of time known to yourself:
Contact Phone Number:
Email Address:

Reference 3

Referee's Full Name:
Type of Reference:
Length of time known to yourself:
Contact Phone Number:
Email Address:

PVG Scheme

Any job offer will be subject to a successful PVG Scheme Member Application (or update) with Disclosure Scotland. If you have any of the following you must declare them now.

For more information please see the government website MyGov.Scot (opens in new window)
Please select from list: *

SCQF qualification

The SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) requires that by 2020 all workers in care at home
must hold a 'Social Services and Healthcare' SCQF 6 (SVQ 2 or equivalent)

Bright Care supports all employees to work towards the required SCQF qualifications. Please advise us if you are willing to meet this requirement (a cost will be involved).

A full explanation is available here (opens in new window).
Willing to work towards SCQF qualifications: *

Where did you hear about job opportunity?

Please select from the list: *
If you selected 'Other' please specify:

Section B

Only fill in Section B if you are applying for our hourly salaried Bright Carer role.

After reading the role specification click here, please answer the following questions:

Question 1: In a minimum of 100 words, please describe why you would like to work at Bright Care over other in-home care providers.

Question 2: In a total of 250 words please describe:
1. Why you’d be suited to the Bright Carer role,
2. Why you’d make an excellent Bright Carer, and,
3. Give an example of when you made a positive contribution to a team and what the outcome was.
Question 1:
Question 2:
Please feel free to provide further information here in support of your application.:


I confirm that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have given on this application form is correct, and I authorise you to make any enquiries necessary in connection with this application.
Yes I agree: *