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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Miss.

Address 2: Pontprennau
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 am currently a teacher and head of department at a special school in Cardiff. I specialise in working with children and young people with additional learning needs. I am trained it TEACHH and have experience and skills to work with children with autism. I have experience in using a range of communication tools and am able support non-verbal communication.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): You need to be patient and understanding, getting to know a child and building a relationship is so important especially when they have additional needs. You need to be caring, kind and be willing to help.

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I am experienced in working with children and young people with additional learning needs and building independence for them is vital. This can look different from child to child and it may even be small steps at a time.

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): I am passionate about my role as a special needs teacher and feel I can help and make a difference to someone outside of the school environment who needs it.

What are your hobbies/interests?: I enjoy fitness and attend dance class once a week.

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): Yes
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): Evening/weekends - not a Thursday night

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.: I do work full time during weekdays.

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?: Areas around Pontprennau, pentwyn area Areas around Ely

How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 4-6

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