CDF71 To request further information or to arrange an interview please Click Here Personal Assistant Application Form Submission Title (required): Mrs. Address 2: Llanishen 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): Llanishen High School CSE Grade C Mathematics CSE Grade B English Language CSE Grade A Social Studies CSE Grade B Home Economics / Home Care CSE Grade C History I am currently working for Action For Children, my post is working with children who have been removed from their homes. This position requires sensitivity, empathy and understanding of the families feelings and their situation when visiting the centre. It is vital that these contact sessions are positive and fun so it is my duty to try and ensure the families achieve this. I have also worked with children that have learning disabilities and physical disabilities, taking them to events and play groups. At times I would cover in Ty Gwyn for children with all disabilities in order for their families to have respite. What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): Patience, compassion, empathy and an understanding of the feelings that can change on a daily basis which can bring challenges that need adapting to on cue. How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I have compassion and empathy for people having difficulties in life. I am a good listener and try to have an understanding of peoples feelings which can be different on a daily basis. I respect peoples attitudes and try helping for a positive outcome. I have a fun and bubbly personality which has helped me with my current role in some sensitive situations, my personality keeps me focussed. What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): I enjoy helping people physically and mentally, whether they have all aspects of disabilities or are able bodied. I help neighbours and family members who are struggling with depression or simply do their shopping and take them to appointments. I am happy when helping those who are unfortunately unable to help themselves. What are your hobbies/interests?: I like walking my dog Milo, we go to parks everyday and beaches most weekends. I enjoy attending markets, food festivals and music events. I relax having drinks and socialising with friends and family. 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): I can only consider daytime work Are there any circumstances which would prevent you from providing cover or swapping a shift? (required): No If you would like to expand on the answers given above? Please use the box below.: I have and elderly mother that I take shopping and go to appointments with so this could clash if I was required elsewhere. 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 North How many hours of work can you offer per week?: I am only looking for minimum of 20 hours per week and maximum of 23 hours per week. 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/ Further Information: I am willing to work some hours on the weekends if required.