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Vacancy Details

DPSS276 - Personal Assistant - Neath - 3.5 hours per week (Ref: V000276)

Location: Neath
Pay: £12.00
Closing: 25/05/2027

Description

I am a lady in my 50's living in the Neath area.  I am married with a teenage son.  I suffer with MS, which is getting worse.  I am a wheelchair user and have adaptive equipment in my home such as a hoist.  I attend yoga and Physio. I have a wheelchair accessible car, which the PA could use if they have a clean driving licence.

Purpose

  • Some personal care on occasion
  • Assistance with socialising and accessing the local community
  • Support with attending appointments
  • Light domestic duties
  • Assistance with meal preparation and assistance with feeding
  • Help with using internet and support with correspondence
  • Help with food shopping
  • Some support with manual handling
  • Help and support with my iPhone and computer/laptop.
  • Any other reasonable duties

Person Type

A person who:

 

  • Is a Car Driver
  • Is reliable
  • Is able to work flexibly on occasion
  • Has a friendly and cheerful personality
  • Has Manual handling training (not essential as training will be provided)
  • Is good with technology.

Previous experience is preferred but not essential

Hours

3.5 hours every Tuesday

Preferably between the hours of 9:30am and 1pm however, there is a degree of flexibility with these times and this can be discussed during interview if successful. 

Additional Info

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of an individual employer. You will be employed by that individual and not Neath Port Talbot Council. To apply for this job please click the “Apply Online” link and complete the registration/application form. You will only need to complete this form once. If you wish to be considered for more than one vacancy or have any difficulties please contact us on 01639 686812 or email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk quoting the reference numbers of the jobs you are interested in.

This post may require a DBS check (the cost of which will be met by NPTCBC). If this post requires you to work with children then it is compulsory for you to have a DBS check prior to commencement.

If requested by the employer, two satisfactory references must be provided. This post is subject to a trial period of 1 month and a probationary period of up to 6 months.

Wages will be paid on a 4 weekly or monthly basis once a valid National Insurance (NI) number has been provided. You must be eligible to work in the UK and your employer will conduct document checks prior to commencement.

You will receive the appropriate annual leave entitlement as well as all other statutory entitlements, details of which will be set out in your contract of employment. You will also be issued with a Personal Assistants Handbook when your employment commences.

You will be expected to undertake any mandatory training identified as relevant to this post. The cost of mandatory training will be met through the direct payment. Failure to attend mandatory training may result in your employment offer being withdrawn.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy and have previously registered as a Personal Assistant with the Direct Payments Support Service, please contact the team on 01639 686812 instead of completing a Registration Form. Alternatively, you may email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk.

Please note NPTCBC is advertising this post on behalf of an individual employer. You will be an employee of the Direct Payment Recipient and not of NPTCBC