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Personal Care Aide Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Personal Care Aide interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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35 Personal Care Aide Interview Questions & Answers

Below is a list of our Personal Care Aide interview questions. Click on any interview question to view our answer advice and answer examples. You may view 20 answer examples before our paywall loads. Afterwards, you'll be asked to upgrade to view the rest of our answers.

  • Ask The Interviewer

    1. Do you have any questions for me?

  • Behavioral

    2. What would you do if you were working and your relief did not show up to relieve you at the end of your shift?

  • Behavioral

    3. Describe an improvement you personally initiated.

  • Behavioral

    4. What was your most difficult decision in the last 6 months? What made it difficult?

  • Behavioral

    5. What impact did you have in your last job?

  • Career Goals

    6. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • Compatibility

    7. Our agency often needs a Personal Care Aide to work a 24-hour shift, spending the night at a client's home. When that is needed, there is a private room that is offered for you to sleep in. Would you be willing to work a 24-hour shift if needed?

  • Compatibility

    8. What do you know about our organization?

  • Direct

    9. If hired, when can you start?

  • Direct

    10. What is your greatest strength?

  • Direct

    11. If hired, do you have reliable transportation?

  • Discovery

    12. Our agency requires a criminal background check and fingerprinting before being hired. Are you opposed to either of those?

  • Discovery

    13. What do you like and dislike about home care?

  • Discovery

    14. What have you done in the past year to become a better Personal Care Aide?

  • Discovery

    15. How do you like to get feedback and suggestions?

  • Discovery

    16. How would you define excellent patient care?

  • Discovery

    17. How do you handle stressful situations?

  • Discovery

    18. Are you a compassionate person?

  • Discovery

    19. Why are you the best candidate for us?

  • Discovery

    20. What personal characteristics do you think add to your overall effectiveness?

  • Discovery

    21. Are you a patient person?

  • Discovery

    22. What was your most rewarding experience in personal care?

  • Discovery

    23. Why did you enter this career?

  • Discovery

    24. Are there any type of personal hygiene tasks that you would feel uncomfortable performing for our clients?

  • Discovery

    25. Will you you able to extend patience to stubborn clients?

  • Discovery

    26. What skills do you think are most critical to this job?

  • Education

    27. Do you have a current CPR certification?

  • Education

    28. Tell me about your education and any certifications, diplomas, or degrees you have.

  • Education

    29. Having a current CPR card is required to work for our agency. What would you do if you showed up to work and realized your CPR card had expired a month before?

  • Experience

    30. When have you had a really bad experience as a Personal Care Aide?

  • Experience

    31. Have you ever been yelled at or accused of wrongdoing by a client or family member before? What was the situation?

  • Experience

    32. When have you provided personal care for an elderly person or an individual in need before?

  • Experience

    33. What do you know about DNR orders?

  • Trust

    34. Is it acceptable to call off work as a Personal Care Aide when an individual is depending on you?

  • Trust

    35. Give me an example that shows your trustworthiness.