Reference #

3766081 / 83RCT

Status

Complete

Title

Mrs.

First Name

Last Name

Address 1

Address 2

THE DELL

Town

Pontypridd

County

Glamorgan/ Morgannwg

Post Code

CF38 1

Phone

Email Address

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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

I have copied my CV below.

As regarding to the job number above. I am very involved with my Mum who is in her 80s, who was very active until recently breaking a hip. I have helped her recover over the last 6 months organising outings etc to help her recovery and lessen her boredom.

My husband has worked for Dewis Cil so I understand the job commitments and the way Dewis Cil work.

I am well educated so will be able to help with the researching of the family history and have previously taught computer literacy so could help the lady to learn to use the computer.

I love shopping and reading, I do enjoy gardening but am not the greatest gardener. I am capable of pushing a wheel chair.

I hold a current driving licence and own a car.

MY CV:-

Latest Appointment:
April 14 – July 18, Senior Finance Officer, Faculty of Life Science and Education, University of South Wales
Principal Responsibilities:
Budgeting for Research and Faculty accounts
Line management of Faculty finance office and overseeing orders, invoices etc.
Contract management and administration
Accounts management
All of the above necessitated the use of Microsoft office and the University’s systems and working under University processes and procedures.

Home Address:Postcode:
14 The Dell, Tonteg, Pontypridd.CF38 1TG
Telelphone number:E-mail address:
01443 204093 (home)[email protected]
07896 130592 (mobile)

Qualifications
2009 – Prince 2 Project Management Parts 1 & 2
2005 - BA (First Class Hons) Business Management
2001 – Module from Accountancy degree - A1
2001 - ECDL
1997 – Cert Ed Parts 1 and 2
1995 – RSA word-processing stages 2 and 3. RSA CLAIT
1977 - RSA stages 2 and 3 Typing and Shorthand
1977 – RSA stage 2 English and Office Practice
1976 – O level : English Lit, English Lang, Maths, Scripture, Art.

Previous and Other Appointments

2006 – 2014 Research Admin Manager, Faculty of Life Science and Education, University of Glamorgan/University of South Wales.
Principal Responsibilities:
Line Management of Research Admin Team, up to 7 members of staff
Research contract management
Research governance management
Financial management of research accounts
Organising research conferences and other events
Management of Research Student administration
Sourcing research funding and helping to write and cost research bids
General resource management of the Faculty Research Office
Data collection for the HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales) Research Assessment Exercise
Project Management of funded and unfunded research projects
Management of Health and Safety issues relating to the Faculty Research Office

2002 – 2006 Senior Research Administrator, Faculty of Life Science and Education, University of Glamorgan.
As Research Admin Manager.

1997 – 2002 Assistant Business/Contract Manager, School of Care Science/Faculty of Life Science and Education, University of Glamorgan.
Principal Responsibilities:
Monitoring Research and Faculty accounts
Contract administration
Responsible for raising orders and paying invoices
Responsible for collating and monitoring staff expenses and in-house running costs
PA duties for the Business/Contract Manager
PA duties for Head of Faculty as stand in when their PA was unavailable.

1996 – 1998 Hourly Paid Lecturer, Pontypridd College of Further Education

1990 – 1997 PA to Principal Lecturer, School of Care Sciences, Mid Glamorgan Health Authority/University of Glamorgan.
Principal Responsibilities:
General PA duties
Student administration for two cohorts (100+ per cohort) of nursing students
Receptionists stand in
Librarian stand in

1985 – 1990 Coffee Bar Assistant, Polytechnic of Wales.
1977 – 1979 PA to Assistant County Valuer and Estates Officer, Mid Glam CC.

Volunteer Appointments

2012 -2015 Member of Trial Steering Committee, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, Cardiff University.
2012 – 2015 Member of Tenovus Cancer Callback Steering Group.
2005 -2007 Treasurer – Counselling South Wales.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person?

I think patience is needed, especially with people with Learning Disabilities and those who are a little older.

Good communication skills to be able to communicate at all levels.

Self awareness, knowing your own personality traits so that you try not to let them interfere or clash with the person you are looking after.

Sensitivity/Empathy. Jolly disposition. To be physically fit.

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person?

Provide company and ease boredom.
Provide physical help when needed.
To understand and empathize with any issues they have due to their disabilities.
To listen.
To arrange and organise outings.
To help them day to day.

What is it about PA work which appeals to you?

Having worked in admin positions I would like the opportunity to actually help people and make a difference to their lives.

I have looked after my mum recently and wonder how someone of her age would cope without a family close by and would like to help people in this situation.

The flexibility of the post appeals to me.

What are your hobbies/interests?

Reading: Travelling: Grandchildren: Music: Shopping.

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?

Monday- Friday 8.30 am - 6.30pm, would consider some weekend work

Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift?

Yes

Would you like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.

If I was on holiday, had a hospital appointment.

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In what capacity do you know this person (should not be a family member)?

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In what capacity do you know this person (should not be a family member)?

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

The organisation will hold your data on file for twelve months after the end of the relevant recruitment process if you provide consent. The purpose of retaining your data with your consent is to allow you to apply easily for other jobs we may have available. At the end of the twelve months period you will be required to complete a new application form in order to remain on our system. You may withdraw your consent for us to hold your data at any time after the initial recruitment process is completed. I consent for my personal data to be held and agree that Dewis CIL may keep this application form on file for twelve months. It may be used for future prospective employers. I understand that you will contact me in due course should any such person make themselves known to you.

Yes

I agree that there is nothing which would prevent me from doing this job.

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?

Pontypridd - Talbot Green

How many hours of work can you offer per week?

20

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Last Update

2019-01-15 07:14:18