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Online Application Form

Job Details

Job Title: Personal Assistant - Upper Nithsdale
Reference: DJLW0920
Location: Dumfries and Galloway

1. Personal Information

If you are invited to interview please discuss any adjustments, equipment or assistance you may need with the Recruiting Manager.

2. Employment history

Please give details of your current and previous employment, including any voluntary work. If you have held more than one position with the same employer, please detail each position separately.

Current/Most Recent Employer


3. Previous Employment

In the section below please provide details of all previous employment, starting with your most recent. You should include all periods of employment, temporary or permanent, and any periods of voluntary work since leaving school.




Employment Gaps

4. Registration with Professional Bodies

If you have you ever been registered with any Professional bodies please provide details below even if you are no longer a member.

SSSC Registrations (if applicable)

5. Education and Qualifications

Please provide full details of your education and qualifications. You will be required to provide original certificates prior to starting work.

Establishment Name Subject studied Date(s) Attended Qualifications and Grades Achieved

6. Training

Please provide full details of any relevant training that you have completed with your current/previous employer or in your own time. You may be required to provide proof of training undertaken prior to starting work.

Training undertaken Details of training Date(s) Attended

7. General Information

Please provide full details of any relevant training that you have completed with your current/previous employer or in your own time. You may be required to provide proof of training undertaken prior to starting work.

Please indicate your level of English Proficiency


Please indicate your level of IT Proficiency


8. References

Please give name, address and occupation of two referees who have known you in a work capacity (unless the job advert specifically requests three). The first referee must be your current employer (or previous employer if you are not in work). The other referee should be an appropriate individual from an appropriate source. References will not be accepted from family members. Capability Scotland reserves the right to contact any previous employers prior to appointment. The referees should be a line manager or equivalent. If this post is to be your first appointment we will accept character or academic references.

Name *
Organisation *
Address *
Occupation *
Email *
May we contact prior to formal offer?

9. Supporting Statement

In this section please demonstrate how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job description and the competencies for the job. You may also include any other information that you feel is relevant to your application e.g. personal qualities, achievements at work, non-related or voluntary work experience.


By checking the following box:

I declare that the information contained in this form and all sections is true, fair and accurate. I understand that if I am successful in this application, and any statement/information is subsequently discovered to be false or misleading, Capability Scotland may withdraw any offer of employment or dismiss me.

I understand any offer of employment from Capability Scotland is subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks and due diligence as appropriate. All information provided will be processed in connection with recruitment in accordance with data processing legislation.


Please note that we will contact applicants who have been selected for interview within 28 days of the closing date. If you have not heard from us within that timescale, then your application will have been unsuccessful. We appreciate the interest you have shown in applying for this job and thank you for taking the time to make your application.