Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Miss.Town (required): PenarthCounty (required): WalesI 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): The Edge Systems July 2022 - October 2022 • Temporary fixed term contract to support a local business. • Answering phones. • Use of excel and Microsoft word. • Taking card or cash payments over the phone or in person. Admiral January 2022 – July 2022 • Temporary summer position. • Sales, maintaining department targets. • Having a friendly and approachable tone when dealing with customers. • Dealing with colleagues from other teams to ensure customer queries are handled in a timely manner. Apple Retail, Cardiff November 2022 – January 2022 ● Temporary Christmas position. ● Ensuring the store maintained a high standard of cleanliness. ● Face to face customer service. ● Dealing with a variety of colleagues across different departments. ● Giving great demonstrations so the customer understands which product is right for them. ● Working in a fast paced environment. Dixons’s/Curry’s PC World, Cardiff March 2020 – August 2021 ● Taking customer orders ● Working in a fast paced environment ● Making sure the large kitchen and small kitchen appliance area is clean and tidy ● Face to face customer service ● Telephone customers and warehouse team members in regards to stock Oakfoods Pennsylvania August 2019 - March 2020 Accounts Assistant - Internship in America ● Answering telephone calls and emails ● Basic administration duties including photocopying & scanning ● Writing lists of stationary needed for the office. ● Welcoming customers into the business ● Filing invoices Camp Runnels, New Hampshire July 2018 – September 2018 Camp Counsellor ● Providing support & supervision to children ● Ensuring the children had a positive experience at camp Hollywood Bowl, Cardiff Bay August 2017 – July 2018 Team Member ● Bar work ● Customer service skills ● Working in a fast paced environment Ring a Roast. Penarth Road, Cardiff June 2015 - April 2017 Kitchen Assistant/Waitress ● Preparing food ● Customer service ● Service customers Volunteer at Marie Curie Shop Penarth Sept 2016 - April 2017 Volunteer ● Organised donations ● Arranged stock ▪ Made displays ▪ Served customers ▪ Till work Educational and Training History St Richard Gwyn High School 2014 - 2015 GCSE’s: ▪ Welsh- B ▪ English Lit – C ● English Lang – C ● RE – C St David’s Sixth Form Catholic College 2016 – 2017 GCSE’s: ● Humanities – C ● Film Studies – C ● Media Studies – D ● Maths – E ● Welsh Bacc - Pass 2017 – 2018 AS Results: ● Film Studies – C ● Business Studies – B ● Welsh Bacc – B ● English Literature - B.What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): I think its important to be patient, kind and understanding. Helping them make decisions so they can feel as independent as possible. Having mild learning difficulties myself allows me to have an understanding, empathy and care others may not have.How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I think I can contribute by helping them achieve the tasks listed in their job description. Helping them feel like theyve achieved goals is important. Being supportive so they feel like they can get the things they need to done. Its also good to contribute as much or as little as the person needs so they feel they have their indepednece.What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): Id love to be there to support someone to be their best selves. Getting someone more confident and more independent feels like an incredibly rewarding job and I cant imagine doing anything better with my time. Helping give someone a gentle nudge back into society and providing them support where necessary sounds wonderful.What are your hobbies/interests?: I also love going to the cinema and watching films and tv. The most recent films I saw in cinema were Where The Crawdads Sing which was a beautiful piece of artwork and the second film was Top Gun: Maverick which was amazing and a great nod to the original film. I myself also play skittles which is very similar to ten pin bowling, I play as part of an all ladies league and we meet every Monday or Tuesday evening in the winter. The days do change in the summer league. I also feel its important to keep my mind active so in the new year Im hoping to learn french with the local college. Currently I also enjoy baking, reading and photography.Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): YesDo you drive? (required): NoAre 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): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): YesIf you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: I will be starting with the Card Factory this week but if successful they have said they are happy to work around my other commitments outside work.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?: Barry, Penarth and Cowbridge with the use of public transport. I do not drive but I am proficient in the use of public transport and should my client need to travel Im sure I can organise something stress free and punctual.How many hours of work can you offer per week?: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/Thursday AM/Friday AM/Friday PM/Further Information: