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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

As an individual employer you can ensure that you’re hiring the right person, with the right values and skills. Your job advert should include the following information – remember this is about the type of person that you want to be your personal assistant.

  • Think about what values, skills, experience, and qualifications they need. 
  • Hours, type of work and main duties 
  • Rate of pay 
  • General location 
  • Closing date for applications 
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB checks) 
  • Other information, Give any other information about what is important to you, for example, if they must be a non-smoker or a driver for example. 
  • References. Say that you will ask for references. It is usual to ask for two. 

Yes, the limit is set at 5000 characters

You will receive an email notification from '' when someone has sent you a message, please make sure you are checking your junk/spam emails

You can make updates or request removal of your advert any time by going to your Employer Dashboard, you then need to navigate to My Vacancies and click either 'Update' or 'Request Removal'

Your vacancy will be advertised for 90 days, after that you will receive an email to check your advert and republish in your Employer Dashboard

PA's are not vetted by KCC, it is up to the Employer to ask the relevant questions to understand the suitability of the PA

Employers are able to log into their account immediately following set up and will receive a confirmation email

Your advert is sent to the Kent PA Web Team to approve and it may take up to 3 days for to appear but is often much sooner. 

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