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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission  

 

Title *: Mr. 
Town *: BRIDGEND 

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 have worked in the care sector for over Twenty Years. I was a senior support worker based in a transition unit for adults with a learning disability, and challenging behaviour. Since taking voluntary redundancy 6 years ago I have mostly been agency based, working in a variety of different settings. These include Children, and the elderly. My most previous position was working in a residential setting, supporting Three Children with Autism and complex needs.  

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? *: I think its important to be honest, kind, and Friendly. To try and have a good understanding of the persons individual needs. To be calm under pressure, and to be able to make informed choices when needed. Also to have a good sense of humor, and to not take oneself to serious. Patience, and discretion are also very important attributes. 

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? *: By being someone who is honest and trustworthy, and by being a good listener. By paying attention to the subtle signs and signals that may be given. Willing to offer ideas, but also be personally willing to try new things.  

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? *: The opportunity to build relationships, and to hopefully witness growth and progression in both parties.  

What are your hobbies/interests?: Im interested in most sports, but really enjoy football. I spent Five years coaching adults and children in Martial Arts. I enjoy reading, and movies, plus am a Dog owner, so nice long walks are a joy to me.  

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? *: Any 

Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? *: No 

If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.:  

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, and the Vale 

How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 35-40 

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/Thursday PM/Friday AM/Friday PM/Saturday AM/Saturday PM/Sunday AM/Sunday PM / 

Further Information: N/A