Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title *: Miss.
First Name *:
Last Name *:
Address 1 *:
Address 2: Penrhiwceiber
Town *: Mountain ash
County *: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Postcode *: CF45 
Phone number *:
Please enter your email address for submission confirmation. *: [email protected]

Reference number of job being applied for *: DP1545

I confirm that I have the right to work in the UK and am able to prove my eligibility status when required to do so. *: Yes

Please read the Job Description carefully before providing information in this Section of the Application Form. Give details of your previous employment or experience which you think would help you to do this job. *: 2:3 BSC Degree in Social/community development Foundation year in social work PTTLLS teaching qualification. I currently work as a trainee coordinator with young people that are not in education or employment. My role involves running budgeting workshops and supporting them to reach their desired goals in life, many of my trainees have a range of disabilities - for each one i make adjustments on learning and planning techniques to ensure they fully understand and are comfortable with what they are being supported to do. On a personal note, my children (twins) have a very good friend who has autism - he likes to come to our house after school when possible, due to his autism he does not like change so we make sure we keep to the same routine and if anything needs to change we inform him and mum as soon as possible, to reduce the risk of him becoming upset.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: To be non-judgemental, you need to get to know the person and earn their trust (having a stranger come into your home can be very upsetting for some) Don’t assume, get to know the individual - what they like, what they don’t like, find out how you can support them to make life easier/better. Always be open and honest, listen to the individual (don’t give advice they don’t want to hear) be calm, patient, caring and have the motivation to help them succeed in the goals they would like to reach. Respect their privacy, abide by GDPR and work in a professional manner, whilst always ensuring you are protecting their confidentiality.

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: By supporting them to reach their goals.

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: I enjoy supporting individuals to reach their goals and become more independent.

What are your hobbies/interests?: I enjoy walking and reading

Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? *: Yes
Do you drive? *: Yes
Are you a vehicle owner? *: Yes
Do you smoke? *: Yes
Are you able to undertake training? *: Yes
What days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work? *: Monday to Friday (prefer daytime)
Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? *: Yes
If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: I have 3 children, so would need notice to arrange childcare

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975 * Within the nature of the work for which you are applying this position is exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975 (Exemptions Order). Applicants are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provisions of this Act. In the event of employment, any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal. Information given is confidential and will only be considered for the purposes of the application.
If there is any such information you wish to provide? *: No
Please provide details if necessary:
I agree that there is nothing which would prevent me from doing this job. *: Yes
I consent to the above *: Yes
I agree that the information I provide will be posted to the Dewis CIL PA noticeboard (all personal information will be withheld).: Yes
What geographical area’s are you able to cover?: Rhonnda Cynon Taff
How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 35
Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Monday PM/Tuesday AM/Tuesday PM/Wednesday AM/Wednesday PM/Thursday AM/Friday AM/Saturday AM/
Further Information: Can be flexible if I have enough notice