Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title *: Mr.
First Name *:
Last Name *:
Address 1 *:
Address 2: Llwynypia,
Town *: Tonypandy,
County *: Mid Glamorgan
Postcode *: CF40 
Phone number *:
Please enter your email address for submission confirmation. *:
Reference number of job being applied for *:
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. *: Im a serving Warrant Officer within the Army, currently c26 years service which has allowed me to develop key skills. Having a a 21 year old daughter with High Functioning Autism, gives me a good understanding of this condition and what it takes to gain an individuals confidence and build and maintain a routine.
What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: Patience above all is key.... there is an understanding that it can take all kinds of triggers dependant on the young persons mood, change of socks, weather conditions, change of routine etc Having attended a 6 week course on understanding Autism at Farnborough College was certainly a small addition to understanding and how to best help and assist my own daughter.
How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: Be patient, build trust whilst promoting the young persons confidence in gaining usable life skills.
What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: An opportunity to make a small difference in the life of a young person. My daughter has a PA and the bond they have made over the many years has clearly made a difference in her life. I relish an opportunity to do the same where I can.
What are your hobbies/interests?: Although no a sporting gladiator these days, I do enjoy cycling, swimming (of which I am a qualified Halliwick Disability Swimming Instructor). This I do with the Rhondda Polar Bears Swimming Club every Thursday evening. I also love sports like football (favourite team is Liverpool) and Welsh Rugby.
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? *: No
Are you able to undertake training? *: Yes
What days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work? *: Mon, Tue, Wed (Early evenings only)
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.: Limited time, I have a demanding job with the Army and a club instructor on a Thursday evening. I also attend Swimming Galas throughout the year on Saturdays promoting independence to all kinds of disabilities.

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?: 10 Mile radius to home address
How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 6
Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday PM/Tuesday PM/Wednesday PM/
Further Information: Nothing further to report, happy to expand further should the need arise. Kind Regards :-)