Online request form for PA employers

The PA Database is currently only available to Encompass clients who purchase our Administration & Employer Support Service.

To view the Database, please fill out the form below. Once we confirm that you use our Administration and Employer Support service, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you with log-in details. You will be able to log in and view the database. This can take up to five working days.

IMPORTANT: Please note that PAs listed on the PA Database have not necessarily gone through the recruitment process. However, PAs available for Emergency Cover will have gone through the recruitment process with an Encompass client.

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Terms and Conditions

1. General

When you register to the PA Database you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions may vary from time to time and it is your responsibility to keep up to date with them. No other terms and conditions shall apply or have any effect on their applicability of these terms and conditions.

Encompass will strive to ensure the availability of this Database however, allowance for system failure or maintenance may be beyond our control.

2. Service

Encompass provides a web based PA Database enabling its users to interactively have more control of their own recruitment or employment (Meaning PA employers looking to recruit PA/PA’s). To achieve this, Encompass provides a website whereby PA’s can register and make their own profile by providing information about themselves that they feel comfortable sharing. Each database user understands and agrees that Encompass has no involvement concerning matching users to other users: Encompass is only responsible for providing the facility for one party to communicate with the other and providing support with “safe recruitment"(“safe recruitment” being a safe and legal process of recruiting potential staff – guidelines provided by Encompass).

3. Joining Personal Assistants:

A PA is able to apply by filling out the online form on the website. This application will be approved by Encompass before becoming available on the database. Log in details will be provided sent via email to the PA by Encompass. Once approval is granted, a PA can use their log in details to edit their profiles when required. It is the responsibility of the PA (on either tier) to ensure that the information on their profile is correct and truthful. It is the choice of the PA as to how much or how little information they provide on their profile.

PA Employers:

PA employers can fill in a short online form on the website in order to submit their interest in viewing the database. Encompass will be notified of this submission. Once Encompass grant permission log in details shall be emailed to the PA employer to then be used to access the database and view PA profiles.

4. Our Responsibility

Encompass will respect the information provided by members and will comply with all applicable data protection legislation in force in Scotland. If a PA indicates in their profile that they are willing to provide emergency cover, they will have gone through the recruitment process that is endorsed by Encompass, including PVG checks, reference checks and interviews.

5. Your Responsibility PA Employers:

It is recommended that PA employers follow the “Recruitment Steps” set out by Encompass to ensure “safe recruitment” happens. You also agree tha age, gender or ethnicity data or any other such information provided by an applicant will not be used in any employment-related decision you make.


You are responsible for any information that you give which must be specific and relate to your current situation. You are solely responsible for keeping your Profile user name and password confidential and Encompass take no responsibility in this.

6. Profiles

All contents of PA profiles are subject to Encompass approval. Encompass reserves the right to remove any users profile at any time if it is believed to be inappropriate or illegal. It is the responsibility of the PA to ensure all information on your profile is truthful and accurate.

Encompass may deactivate the accounts of any users who have not used the service for a period of 12 months or more (calculated by the date of last connection to the service).

7. Privacy

PA Employers who register to the Encompass PA Database, will have access to personal information belonging to PAs. It is important that this information is not shared or used inappropriately. Information shall not be shared with inappropriate sources. Only those who have registered to the Database and Encompass staff, are deemed as appropriate.

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