Interview Questions for Respite Workers:
1. Can you describe how you schedule the time you spend with a client?
Demonstrates the candidate's knowledge and experience in planning suitable schedules.
2. Which techniques work best to move a client from a bed into a wheelchair?
Tests the candidate’s experience and reveals whether they apply appropriate techniques.
3. Can you tell me about your approach to soothe agitated clients?
Evaluates the candidate's problem-solving skills, compassion, and their ability to perform under pressure.
4. In your experience, which activities do elderly clients seem to enjoy most?
Determines the candidate's knowledge and their ability to engage clients in suitable activities.
5. How would you go about accompanying a frail client on an outing?
Assesses the candidate's planning skills, as well as their knowledge of suitable techniques and precautions.