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Social Care Jobs Neath Port Talbot

Become a home care worker 

We are looking for kind and caring people to join our Community Wellbeing Team. We are responsible for providing personal care to people in their own homes to help them to remain as independent as possible.

This may include assisting with personal care, preparing meals and helping with medication.

Apply today

We also have a number of relief positions available for those who wish to work as and when required.

Why join our team at Neath Port Talbot Council?

If you are looking for a job where you could make a real difference to someone’s life on a daily basis, becoming a home care worker could be the job for you.

The most important thing about working in social care is having the passion to help others. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have previous experience as we will provide full training. Some of the most common reasons people choose to work for us include:

  • Flexible working hours
  • No care experience needed
  • Comprehensive training and induction provided
  • Guaranteed working hours, plus overtime opportunities
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Uniform & personal protection equipment (PPE) provided
  • Career progression opportunities
  • 24 days annual leave increasing to 31 days after 5 years of service (for full-time workers)
  • Social Care Wales registered
  • £10.00 - £10.83 per hour plus pay enhancements for evening/weekend working (correct rate as of 1/12/21)
  • Paid travel time between calls and mileage allowance
  • Work towards an accredited qualification (QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care)

Job support

If you feel you need help with applying for a job, our employment support team, NPT Employability, is here to help. The team can help with completing application forms, interviewing techniques, confidence building and job searching. You can contact NPT Employability on 01639 860160 or by completing our enquiry form . 

Childcare support

If you are a parent of a three or four-year-old child, you may be eligible for up to 30 hours of funded childcare support via the Childcare Offer for Wales.

Other care jobs

We Care Wales is Wales’s dedicated portal for all job vacancies with private social care providers including roles in adult social care, early years and childcare. There are many different roles in social care that may interest you from supporting someone in their own home or working in a residential care home.

To find out more about what these roles are like, the We Care Wales website has lots of case studies and videos of people describing first-hand what it’s like to do the job.