Care Character

The right people for the care sector


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Compare an applicant’s core traits against seven academically researched and validated behavioural competencies.


The 7 Qualities of Care:

  • Communication
  • Compasion and Empathy
  • Dutifulness
  • Teamworking
  • Inclusivity and Respect
  • Adaptable and Resilient
  • Procedural Compliance


Psychometric assessment specifically designed for the Care Industry

Tailored interview guide for managers based on candidate response

Guidance report for every applicant completing test




Comprehensive Reports


Assessed by an online, psychometric test which will take applicants on average seven minutes to complete.Care Character will produce a report for use by Hiring Managers which provides and assessment of an applicant’s potential for a role in Care, based on their responses to the test.

Care Character provides a series of recommended interview questions so that Hiring Managers can further probe the seven Care Qualities.The applicant will receive their own Care Character report with similar information on the the outcome of the assessment, and guidance as to actions that might take with the results.

Researched and Created by Experts:

Prof Steve Woods

Leading Psychologist & Professor at University of Liverpool Management School




Dr John Barratt

Author of the recently published PhD “Recruitment and Selection in the UK Care Sector”


Will Shepherd

CEO of Cohesion – Care and Healthcare recruitment outsourcing specialists


Additional Services

Engaging Communications

to wrap around your organisation's use of the tests and reports

Hiring Manager Training

in the provision of interviews based on report feedback

Positive and Negative Indicators

detailed and defined for each of the seven Qualities

Report Feedback

 delivered to applicants by qualified professionals

Want to use Care Character to assess you applicants?

Contact us now for more details

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Care Character Ltd, Stratford Court , Cranmore Boulevard, Solihull, B90 4QT

Company No. 12286814 England & Wales  VAT Number GB 337836765