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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission 

 
Title (required): Ms. 

Town (required): 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. (required): 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. (required): I have no prior experience in care but I have so much emphaty and compassion for children and the elderly. I enjoy talking and really like the company of these two groups. Having no family in the UK, Ill personally benefit from such an enriching relationship or connection of this nature. I love to share experiences from diverse cultural backgrounds. I organised and manage a volunteer group of 24 people who collect surplus organic sourdough breads and pastry which we share with the community for free. I work as a Complaint Handler and have 7 years experience in customer services. I am always willing to learn new things. 

 
What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): I think its important to understand the condition the person has and how it impacts that. Having emphaty for the situation as well as be able to provide the relevant support they need, encourage them to focus on what they can do than what they cant. Having an open and clear communication with the individual. Its important to understand their needs and how the personal assistant can provide the relevant support. Having access to emergency family contacts at hand in case needed. 

 
How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I would like to understand their disability more and what impact it has on them. If like to know what kind of support they were needing from me. Id encourage them to focus on what they can do than what they cant. We can look at ways that would allow them to do things like having use of modified equipment and tools, helping them to build confidence in doing something new by guiding them. 

 
What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): Developing a friendship and learning about the individual. It brings happiness in my life to able to support someone in need as well as learn from a wealth of experience they have had over their life. 

 
What are your hobbies/interests?: Enjoy hiking, walking, word search, meditation, mindfulness. I like musicals and theatre. Enjoy traveling. I organised and manage a volunteer group of 24 people who collect surplus organic sourdough breads and pastry which we share with the community for free. 

 
Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): Yes 

 
Do you drive? (required): Yes 
Are you a vehicle owner?  (required): No 
Do you smoke? (required): No 

 
Are you able to undertake training? (required): Yes 

 
What days/nights are you able to work, or prefer to work?  (required): Wed, Sat and Sun 

 
Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): Yes 

 
If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: Planned holiday or if Im sick. 

 
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/ 

 
I agree that there is nothing which would prevent me from doing this job. (required): Yes 

 
I consent to the above (required): 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?: 6-12hrs 

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