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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission  

 

Title *: Miss. 


Town *: Rhiwbina 

County *: Cardiff 

 

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 previously worked as a PA for an elderly lady who used a wheelchair and provided her with support to run her small business from home. I also attended appointments and social events with her, ensuring she was safe and comfortable at all times. I had to be dependable and organised for this role to ensure her business ran smoothly and she made important appointments on time. I also worked for a lady with a sight impairment. It was important that I was trust worthy and patient during shopping trips, ensuring her safety was my number one priority. I feel that I built very good relationships with both ladies and worked for them for over a year until I left to go to university. I still maintain contact with both ladies showing a depth of loyalty and friendliness.  

 

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: If I have learned anything from my previous employers it is that they require a caring, understanding and patient person. Someone who is accepting of their disabilities and who is able to see passed their disadvantages to help them live as independently as possible. A high level of consideration and confidentiality are essential. 

 

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: I feel that I am a very considerate and friendly person. I listen and learn quickly to adapt to the needs of individuals. I have previous experience which will help me to feel confident in getting started with somebody new. I also feel that my approachable personality and light hearted sense of humour will help the person feel at ease in my presence. 

 

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: I enjoy being around people, getting to know their life story and genuinely helping them to be happy. I have a big heart and think that helping people is one of the best jobs you can do. This gives me so much job satisfaction. 

 

What are your hobbies/interests?: I am a keen fan of rugby and since I dont play anymore I now coach children. This enables me to spread my enthusiasm and engage children in a sport to gain skills in all aspects of life. I am a passionate photographer and love photographing people and the small aspects of everyday life. I have recently graduated with a degree in Photography. I enjoy most outdoor activities and love being in nature. Reading has recently become a new hobby and I love the peace this brings to my often busy life. 

 

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? *: All weekdays 

 

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 have a part time job coaching children on the weekend so wouldnt be able to cover weekend unless given notice. 

 

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/ 

 

Please provide details if necessary:  

 
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?: Cardiff 

 

How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 30 

Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Monday PM/Tuesday AM/Tuesday PM/Tuesday Overnight/Wednesday AM/Wednesday PM/Wednesday Overnight/Thursday AM/Thursday PM/Friday AM/Friday PM/ 

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