Vacancy Details

DPSS252| Personal Assistant | Margam | 28.5 hours in total (Ref: V000252)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £8.72
Closing: 31/08/2020


I am a 40 year old woman living in the Margam area and I have MS.


I am easy going and friendly with a good sense of humour.


I enjoy modern music and I am really interested in fashion, hair and makeup, and I like to regularly go and get my hair done.



See below


  • Assist with personal care (All tasks of personal care will be discussed at interview)
  • Light household duties, such as putting washing in, getting the washing out of the machine and hanging out, and folding and putting away clothes. Small amount ironing for myself, cleaning bathroom and equipment after use.
  • Preparing my lunch and doing the dishes afterwards.
  • Assist me when taking my medication.
  • There is some manual handling involved; this would be assisting me with getting into my standing frame aid, helping with transfers and using my electric hoist (must have manual handling training and it only takes one person to use my hoist).
  • Taking me out for local walks or a bus into town, and taking me to the local hairdresser to get my hair done. Also socialising/shopping and generally getting out of the house
    • Any other reasonable duties


Person Type

A person who:

  • Is flexible
  • Is Manual handling/meds trained (certificates must be up to date)
  • Outgoing, bubbly, fun and be able to motivate/encourage.
  • Good sense of humour with good communication skills.
  • Females encouraged to apply.

    It would be great if the applicant likes modern music and also likes hair/fashion/makeup, talkative and easy going.

    Previous experience is preferred but not essential



Up to 21 hours 30 minutes per week to be used as follows:


Monday                  09:30am - 14.15pm

Tuesday                 09:30am - 13.30pm

Wednesday            09.30am - 13:30pm

Thursday                09:30am - 14.15pm

Friday                     09.30am - 13:30pm


There are also 7 hours per week to be used flexibly for socialisation.  The full 28 hours could be undertaken by one Personal Assistant or could be split between 2 Personal Assistants on a rota basis


Additional Info

Thank you for your interest in the personal assistant vacancies that the Direct Payments Support Service is advertising on behalf of employers.You will need to apply online by going to and completing an online application form. 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. The final decision on whether you are offered the post will be with the employer and not the Direct Payments Support Service. If you are unable to complete the online application form or would like any further information about Direct Payments and the vacancies being advertised please contact us on 01639686812 or via email on Quoting ref numb DPSS252

Direct Payments Support Service


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