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Personal Assistant Application Form Submission

Title (required): Miss.

Town (required): Caerphilly
County (required): Wales

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 studying an NVQ level 3 in health and social care. I have personal experience in caring for others who have disabilities, my brother is autistic and I have also spent time assisting my mother who was a PA for a young lady with learning difficulties. I have spent time in the community with my brother helping him overcome many barriers and understand the importance of being consistent in building a trusting relationship.

What qualities do you think are important when working as a personal assistant with a disabled person? (required): I am empathetic, patient and friendly. I also have good boundaries and flexible in my approach, i am able to adjust the way i react to the situation, believing there is a reason behind a behaviour and will try my best to understand what is actually going on so a situation is resolved as quickly as possible. The need to be consistent and following actions through is important in helping to build trust in the relationship.

How do you think you can contribute towards the needs and the independence of a disabled person? (required): I believe in empowering others , always prompting and encourage them which will help build confidence in making their own decisions. The smallest of change is a big step and should be celebrated. I am a positive person and positive reinforcement is so beneficial for someone to keep moving forward.

What is it about PA work which appeals to you? (required): Everyday will be different and I want to make a difference I am passionate about everything i do and enjoy meeting new people. Every day is a chance to learn something new and i want to be the one that is there and encouraging and experiencing that.

What are your hobbies/interests?: I enjoy reading and spending time with my family. I like going on trips to the beach and take part in amateur dramatics. I am always singing and dancing.

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): Saturday, Tuesday, Sunday all day. Evenings throughout the rest of the week.

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

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 and Caerphilly

How many hours of work can you offer per week?: up to 20

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

Further Information: I am seventeen years of age, turning eighteen in June. I do not have a licence at present but am learning. I have family living in Cardiff with whom I can stay with to be in easy reach of work.