Vacancy Details

DPSS468|Personal Assistant|Neath|10.5 Hrs regular |11.5hrs Casual Per week (Ref: V000468)

Location: Neath
Pay: £8.91
Closing: 31/05/2021


I am a gentleman in my 70s living in the Cimla Area with my wife. I have Parkinson’s which effects my mobility. I used to be very interested in computers and a keen gamer however as my condition has progressed I find it harder to do the things I enjoyed. I need quite a lot of help with daily tasks and have very limited communication. I’m looking for a PA to join the team in order to support me and my wife in the mornings and provide some cover when I need it. 


I’m looking for a PA to join the team in order to support me and my wife in the mornings and provide some cover when I need it. 


  • Supporting me with my personal care
  • Helping with light domestic tasks
  • Supporting me with manual handling tasks such as transferring into and out of the shower.
  • Occasionally supporting me with my medication
  • Covering my other Pas when they are on holiday or sick
  • Any other reasonable duties.

Person Type

A person who:

  • Is professional and confident supporting me with all personal care tasks
  • Someone who will treat me and my home with respect
  • Non-smoker preferred due to my condition
  • Someone able to work flexibly on occasion and provide cover
  • Car driver preferred.


Hours of Work: 22 hours in total per week

10.5 hours regular with the remainder to be worked on a casual basis.

1 hour every morning roughly 9am to 10.30am with a little bit of flexibility.

The remaining hours will be offered on a casual basis to cover sickness and holiday. 

Rate of Pay: £8.91 per hour.

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 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

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