CDF21 To further information or to arrange an interview please Click here Personal Assistant Application Form Submission Title (required): Miss.Town (required): CardiffCounty (required): Glamorgan 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): Im fully qualified Massage Therapist with years of experience. Ive worked within Spa, salon environment. Ive been running my own mobile massage business since 2018. At the moment Im training to become counsellor. My aim is to work with children, who experienced trauma. What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): I believe first of all the person would need to be highly empathetic and patients. You would also have to have great people skills, in other to stay in tune with disabled persons needs( which are not always expressed verbally. The passion for making difference in peoples lives is crucial too How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I Ive got years of experience working with people. Im also parent, and at the moment I live with my friend and her autistic boy. I look after him on a daily basis. As we help each other with childcare, I often took her son on days out, school trips, after school classes. I do understand that looking after disabled person can be challenging, but its extremely rewarding too. I always try to encourage my friends son to explore his potential. I find approaching difficult situations with patience, distraction and humour, makes tremendous difference. What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): I imagine working as a PA as extremely rewarding. You can really make a difference in a childs life bu spending quality time with them. I really enjoy taking children to the nature. I love watching them participate in activities they love. I would like to work with children, who have been through trauma. Ive always seemed helping roles. What are your hobbies/interests?: Would you consider a casual position if you are unsuccessful with this job? (required): Yes Do you drive? (required): YesAre you a vehicle owner? (required): YesDo 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): Weekdays within school hours, some evenings and some weekends. Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): Yes 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): 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?: 8 -10 hours Please indicate the approximate times that you are available for work throughout the week.: Monday AM/Tuesday AM/Wednesday AM/Thursday Overnight/Saturday AM/Saturday PM/Saturday Overnight/ Further Information: I can work some weekends but no all of them as I have my son with me.