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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Miss.

Town (required): Cardiff
County (required): South 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): I will be starting as a TA for a child with ASD in secondary school as of the 6yth September. Previously I have worked for Ludlow Street Healthcare as a Support Worker in the community, supporting individuals with mental health issues. This involved a wide range of things, from community based activities to house duties. I have also worked for the National Autistic Society in one of their day centres, supporting individuals in their learning and community based activities.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): Caring, compassionate and patient

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): While working on The National Autistic Society, our aim goal was helping an individual develop their independence, at whatever level they could achieve. This would range from learning to independently to brush their teeth to being able to purchase food items at a super market. While working there, I learnt there is a fine line between supporting and doing everything for a person. I am a advocate for a disabled person living as independently within in their capacity.

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): I am looking for additional hours along side my TA job.

What are your hobbies/interests?: Art, photography, craft, tv & film, music, walking, swimming

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

Do you drive? (required): No
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): Available mon - fri after 3pm. Occasional weekend work

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 will be working mon - fri, 8:15 am - 3 pm

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?: I do not drive. I currently live within the Roath/Cathays area but willing to take public transport

How many hours of work can you offer per week?: 8-10

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