07RCT Personal Assistant Application Form Submission Title *: Miss. First Name *: Last Name *: Address 1 : Town County *: Somerset moving to Tonypandy Postcode *: Phone number *: Please enter your email address for submission confirmation. *: Reference number of job being applied for *: 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. *: Education Strode College, Street 2014 – 2015 Complementary Therapies (QCF) VTCT Level 3 Diploma 2012 – 2014 Health & Social Care, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Awarded - Triple Distinction * - July 2014 Crispin School, Street – September 2007 – July 2012 G.C.S.E.’s 2012: • English Language C • English Literature C • Mathematics A • Core Science ‘A’ B • Food Technology C • Additional Science C • History C • Art & Design C • Citizenship B • I.C.T. 5 x Merits 1 x Pass = equiv 2 x B • French - Grade B Achieved 2011 Employment History (applicable to this particular role) • March 2018 – Date BooCare, Somerton - Home Care Assistant – Providing support, personal care, complex care and domestic services to individuals in their own homes in a caring and compassionate manner upholding dignity and respect at all times. Care Planning. Palliative care. • October 2017 – date Care UK – Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre – (Bank) Health Care Assistant. To provide clinical support to the Nurses and Consultants to ensure the efficient and effective provision of the full range of Pre-Assessment and Post-Op nursing services to the patients of the Outpatient department. • January 2016 – July 2017 Complementary Treatment Therapist (Part-time) The Studio, Street. Providing quality treatments in Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Thai Compress, Massage (Full Body, back, Head and Neck, Foot and Hand etc.). Reception/Administration. • November 2015 –November 2016 Aster Living, Wells – Support Worker (Learning Disabilities). Supporting individuals within their own homes helping with daily living skills, personal care, travel escort, teaching independent life skills and accessing community based social and leisure activities. Administration/accurate record keeping. • July 2013 – October 2015 Southlawns Care Home, Street – Relief Care Assistant (Part-Time) Kitchen Assistant (Part-Time) Delivering the best standard of care and support. Key duties include personal care, washing and bathing, assisting with mobility, light domestic duties and social activities. Accurate Record Keeping. Meal and beverage preparation and delivery. Observing and maintaining food hygiene standards. What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: Being Compassionate, Understanding and Caring, ensuring delivery of reliable and respectful care and attention at all times. Reliability and Respectfulness to individuals. Being a Good listener, Polite and Tolerant. How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: I have enjoyed many years of experience working with individuals with complex and diverse needs including dementia, mobility issues, learning difficulties, administering medication and personal care. I respect individuals rights to choice and independence and support accordingly giving guidance in order to make an informed decision for the best possible outcome. What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: Giving more time to an individual as a personal assistant will be more fulfilling than restricted multi-visits to various service users. Familiarity is important for trust, ensuring close relationships can be built upon for peace of mind for the individual and their family. What are your hobbies/interests?: Music, films, dog-walking, socialising. 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 - Thursday (anytime) Friday (days), with some flexibility at weekends Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? *: No If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: Name *: 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. *: YesI 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?: Rhondda Cynon TaffHow many hours of work can you offer per week?: 40 Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Monday PM/Monday Overnight/Tuesday AM/Tuesday PM/Tuesday Overnight/Wednesday AM/Wednesday PM/Wednesday Overnight/Thursday AM/Thursday PM/Thursday Overnight/Friday AM/ Further Information: I shall be moving to the RCT area in the near future and am looking for an fulfilling, interesting and challenging role in the care sector that will complement my qualifications, skills and experience.