Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Mr.
First Name (required):
Last Name (required):
Address 1 (required):
Address 2:
Town (required): Ebbw Vale
County (required): Gwent
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Phone number (required):
Please enter your email address for submission confirmation. (required):
Reference number of job being applied for (required):
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. (required): 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. (required): I’m currently a full time student studying a Masters degree in Social Work. I have experience of working with children with ASD and ADHD. My previous work experience has included working with perpetrators of domestic abuse on a behaviour change programme. I also managed a homeless hostel in the RCT as well as working within a custody environment where I managed peoples transition from community to custody and back to the community. I have also managed a team of substance misuse workers, police and court staff within the substance misuse arena in Gwent. Prior to all of the above I was employed as a youth worker for the Prices Trust. I have extensive experience of working with both young people and adults.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): I always demonstrate the utmost care and respect for those people within the care of the service I currently work for. I believe that this is something that I do on a daily basis, in all of my contact with citizens I always prioritise the best outcome for the citizens and offer support for all individuals in achieving goals. I use a person centred approach, promote autonomy and recognise an individual’s recovery capitol. I employ the skills that I have developed over the last 15 years on a daily basis.
How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): Promoting independence, supporting individuals in participating in actives that they find fulfilling.
What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): The hours are a big appeal to me and also i enjoy working with and supporting people. The same reasons why i have chosen to become a social worker. I have always worker with people in supportive roles.
What are your hobbies/interests?: I enjoy watching sports, films, listening to music, mountain biking, going to the gym, collecting figure, playing guitar, DIY, going to live music venues,
Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): Yes
Do you drive? (required): Yes
Are you a vehicle owner?  (required): Yes
Do you smoke? (required): No
Are you able to undertake training? (required): Yes
What days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work?  (required): Anything after 5 though the week, anything on the weekends
Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): Yes
If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: Currently full time student on placement with a local authority children service so can only work after 5.
Is there is any such information you wish to disclose, relating to any cautions or convictions which will appear on your mandatory DBS check? (required): No/
Please provide details if necessary:
I agree that there is nothing which would prevent me from doing this job. (required): Yes
I consent to the above (required): 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?: Bleanau Gwent RCT Caerphilly Merthyr Tydfil
How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 15, however i can work full time through school holidays.
Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday PM/Monday Overnight/Tuesday PM/Tuesday Overnight/Wednesday PM/Thursday PM/Thursday Overnight/Friday PM/Friday Overnight/Saturday AM/Saturday PM/Saturday Overnight/Sunday AM/Sunday PM /
Further Information: Current enhanced DBS on update service (children and adults) Current MASW student (Master degree in Social Work) Registered as social work student with Social Care Wales Experience of working with children and adults