Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Mrs.Town (required): TonyrefailCounty (required): Mid GlamorganI 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): YesPlease 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): Education Tonyrefail comprehensive school Olevels Maths, English Language, English Literature, Accounts grade D and Art grade B Previously employed at Tonyrefail Community School as a Cover Supervisor. Duties included delivering lessons to teenage classes of around 30 pupils, smaller classes and supporting pupils with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. Prior to this I was employed by Hafod Care as part of the Mental Health team, working in the community to support each individuals needs. These needs varied from severe OCD, dementia, lack of confidence and loneliness. I have personal experience in my own family of onset dementia and autism, in the past supporting both my father and my uncle with their conditions. Qualifications and courses:- Computer Literacy and Information Technology 2002 NOCN Drawing and Painting 2005 Emotional Literacy Support Assistant 2008 Higher Level Teaching Assistant 2010 Strengthening Families Program 2010 Motivational Training 2010 Behaviour Management Teaching Assistant 2016What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): To be a good personal assistant you should have a desire to help others, show respect, have patience, empathy and sensitivity. Be a good communicator and listener and have a positive attitude.How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): With a positive attitude and encouragement establish trust, learn their needs and adapt to their situations. Engage them in meaningful conversation and be a good listener.What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): The appeal for me is to help make someones life better , however small a part I play.What are your hobbies/interests?: Hobbies Drawing, crosswords, baking Interests I have 2 dogs and love all animals Hiking/ walking Exercising Watching documentariesWould you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): YesDo you speak any other languages? (required): NoDo you drive? (required): YesAre you a vehicle owner?  (required): NoDo you smoke? (required): NoAre you able to undertake training? (required): YesWhat days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work?  (required): Preferably daytimeAre there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): NoIf you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: I am available during the weekend, again preferably daytimeIs 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): YesI consent to the above (required): YesI agree that the information I provide will be posted to the Dewis CIL PA noticeboard (all personal information will be withheld).: YesWhat geographical area’s are you able to cover?: TonyrefailHow many hours of work can you offer per week? (required): 16Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Tuesday AM/Wednesday AM/Thursday AM/Friday AM/Saturday AM/Sunday AM/Further Information: Preferably daytime work