Referee Form

Thank you for agreeing to be a Referee! Please complete all relevant sections of this form to complete your reference.

Please indicate which type of reference you are providing:

SPIRITUAL REFREREE You should be a person who has known the candidate for a considerable amount of time and who understands and is sympathetic to their vocation and application. We require you to testify to the Candidate’s faith and intentions.

Please complete sections 1, 2 & 4a and 5

PERSONAL REFEREE This should be someone who has known the Candidate for a minimum of five (5) years e.g. a close friend/colleague who can testify to the personal integrity and character of the Candidate.

Please complete sections 1, 2 & 4b and 5

PROFESSIONAL REFEREE This should be e.g. a former employer or manager, or a professional person i.e. lawyer, doctor, civil servant, academic, respected business person or someone of good standing within the community. We require them to testify to the general citizenship and reputation of the Candidate.

Please complete sections 1, 2 & 3a/b and 5

1. About you, the Referee

2. About the Candidate

Please be as open and honest in your answers and information as possible. We may contact you for clarity.

What is your relationship to the Candidate?

Please indicate your opinion of the following…

General Conduct

Communication Skills

Time Keeping

Relationship with colleagues

Relationship with others

Which of the following best describes the Candidate:

Please continue to complete all relevant sections of this form for your reference.

3. Professional Referee

a. Professional Referee

b. Former Employer

If a FORMER employer, please give the period of employment below:

Would you re-employ them?

4. Personal Referee

a. Spiritual Referee

Please indicate which of the following most closely describes the nature of your relationship to the Candidate in their spiritual life:

Which of the following in your opinion describes most closely the Candidate’s spirituality?

b. Personal Referee

How would you describe your relationship to the Candidate?


I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information I have given in this reference is correct and complete:

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