PA Employer Forms and Templates

There will be lots of different types of documents you need to use when employing Personal Assistants.

If you are getting help from an Independent Support Organisation or payroll service, they will be likely to have templates or documents you can use.

This page also has links to where you can find example and template documents, including:

  • Job description and person specification
  • Job adverts
  • Job application form
  • Letter inviting people to interview
  • Letter telling people that they have not got an interview
  • Letter offering the job
  • Letter telling people that they have not got an interview
  • Letter turning down an applicant
  • Contract of employment
  • Holiday request form
  • Sickness and absence record
  • Safety in the home checklist
  • Risk assessment
  • Training needs form
  • Disciplinary form
  • Grievance policy.

Contract of employment

There is a link below to the PA contract builder tool, which is being tested at the moment. This tool makes it easier to create a bespoke contract for your PA(s).

Next steps

Take a look at the Resources below to find templates for various documents.

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Last Updated
04 June 2024
First Published
28 March 2022
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