Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Mrs.

Town (required): BridgendCounty (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): For most of my working life, I have been a teacher in primary, secondary and out-of-school environments. I have developed practical communication skills and adjusted them according to the needs of my students. I have worked with disabled students and taken part in Riding for the Disabled. I have helped care for elderly members of my family. I love animals and have always been a pet owner. I am obsessed with my bee-, bird- and hedgehog-friendly garden.What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): Reliability. Compassion. Empathy. Respect. Flexibility. Sensitivity. Confidentiality.How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I will listen. Whatever it takes, I will help someone to do what they want, how they want to do it and when they want.What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): It allows you to build and enjoy a mutually rewarding one-to-one relationship in the course of your work. I would love to go to bed knowing I have made a difference.What are your hobbies/interests?: Gardening, nature, the environment, cooking, reading, zentangling and communing with my cat (when she allows).Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): YesDo you drive? (required): YesAre you a vehicle owner?  (required): YesDo you smoke? (required): NoAre you able to undertake training? (required): YesWhat days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work?  (required): I have no other work commitments at the moment. I am available any day but would prefer not to work overnight.Are 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 would need (and welcome) training in using a standing hoist.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): 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?: 10-mile radius from home (Pencoed)How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 16Please 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/Thursday AM/Thursday PM/Friday AM/Friday PM/Saturday AM/Saturday PM/Sunday AM/Sunday PM /Further Information: