Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Miss.Town (required): porthCounty (required): RctI 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): i am currently employed as a PA, where i support a young lady with ASD, i have been employed in this role for the last 3 years, and previously before this is supported another young woman with ASD for 3 years also. alongside this my partner and soon are both diagnoses with ASD and ADHD, so i have a wealth of experience in dealing with difficulties that are related to these conditions. i also volunteer for the local national autistic society during their weekly sessions and events.What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): having understanding and being patient are very important when working with a disabled person as they need to feel valued and understood, respected as an individual and not seen as their disability as this doesnt define them as a person. being non judgmental and allowing a person to express themselves and being aware that not very person with the same disability is affected in the same ways and things that help someone may negatively effect another. you need to be trustworthy as the person will need to depend on you and be friendly an open to be able to build a positive rapport between you and themHow do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): i think i can contribute by taking time initially to find out the needs and wants of the person and working out how i am best suited to meet their needs and work on developing a relationship with them so they feel comfortable and confident with me whilst out in public and taking part in activities. i am aware of some local activities that are inclusive and welcoming and im always willing to try and find new activities to try and explore.What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): as i currently work as a pa I have seen the difference having someone to provide support can make to a have a positive impact on a persons life and that gives me satisfaction from doing my job, seeing a person grow in confidence and interact with community help me feel like ive had a positive impact upon someones and that is what appeals to me about PA work.What are your hobbies/interests?: alot of my free time is taken up by caring for my partner and son, but when i get the chance i love the cinema, i enjoy walking my dogs, socalising. i used to enjoy laying bingo but rarely get the chance currently.Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): NoDo you speak any other languages? (required): noDo 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): prefered tuesday or thursday day but can be available any day during the weekAre 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.: evening and weekend are difficult for me due to childcare and my own private caring responsibilitiesName (required): Laurie BroadwayIs 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?: rhonddaHow many hours of work can you offer per week? (required): 10Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Tuesday AM/Tuesday PM/Wednesday AM/Wednesday PM/Thursday AM/Thursday PM/Further Information: i am available during school hours and if arrange in advance can be available outside these hours