Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title *:
First Name *: 
Address 2:
Town *: Penarth
County *: Vale of Glamorgan
Postcode *: 
Phone number *: 
Please enter your email address for submission confirmation. *:
Reference number of job being applied for *: REF 
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. *: I am 42 and a mum of two little girls. My life has taken a very unexpected turn which has led me to seeking work that will fit in with my children. My mum has been a carer for over 15 years and I have seen first hand how rewarding it can be. I have spent the majority of my career being a freelance make up artist working on BBC drams and TV shows and most recently I have qualified as a teacher for Further Education. Im used to working with lots of different people with varying personalities , I am very easy to get along with, a great communicator and sociable. I enjoy cycling with my children and walks over the barrage. We are regulars at Cosmeston and the beach. I would describe myself as a confident, kind, patient, loyal, honest person with strong integrity that loves to connect with others.
What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: Patience, strength, confidence ,compassion, gentle, kindness, easy going, problem solving, encouragement
How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: I am a strong woman with confidence, knowledge and ability and believe I have many skill sets that could aid the independence of a disabled person such as, my ability to empathise. I helped to look after my father when he was suffering with cancer so I have witnessed first hand a strong independent man need assistance. I know how he felt and did all that I could to help him with as much compassion as I could to ease his suffering as I know he found losing his independence extremely hard to deal with. My teaching background experience will further strengthen the contribution I can offer to the independence of a disabled person, as being in charge of a classroom environment it is vital to differentiate, as you are dealing with many different needs and expectations of individuals. It is essential to ensure inclusion and make all feel able and talented regardless of their skill level and to encourage and promote wellbeing.
What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: I have always put myself in an environment which is people focused as connecting and growth is of high value to me. I have watched my mums career grow and expand as a carer over the last 15 years and have seen how rewarding she has found it. This has inspired me to becoming a PA and what appeals the most to me is adding value to another persons life.
What are your hobbies/interests?: I am currently studying GCSE Spanish. I love to dance and listen to music. I practice yoga and my new passion is meditation.
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? *: Tuesday-Friday 10.30-3pm
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.: I do have two children that I share with their father . If given notice there is room to swap shifts.
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In what capacity do you know this person (should not be a family member)? *:
In what capacity do you know this person (should not be a family member)? *: Friend
Is there is any such information you wish to disclose, relating to any cautions or convictions which will appear on your mandatory DBS check? *: No/
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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?: Penarth, Barry, Cardiff
How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 18-24
Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Monday PM/Tuesday AM/Tuesday PM/Wednesday AM/Wednesday PM/Wednesday Overnight/Thursday AM/Thursday PM/Friday AM/Friday PM/Friday Overnight/
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