Vacancy Details

(Closed)DPSS266| Personal Assistant|| Neath|5 hours Per week (Ref: V000266)

Location: Neath
Pay: £8.72
Closing: 02/06/2020


I am a gentleman in my 70s living in the Cimla area. I have an acquired brain injury which affects my memory and concentration.

I struggle to retain information and have to be repeatedly reminded and prompted.

I am an active man and enjoy going out and about in the community, eating out and walking.

I am able to get home independently but do have a tracking device so I can be found if I’m late home.

I am very sociable and enjoy attending social groups. 



·        Taking me out to activities I enjoy

·        Supporting me to access the gym or to go walking

·        Facilitating social activities such as going to the pub and eating out.

·        Some prompting with personal care

·        Some support with getting ready to go out

·        Helping me stay safe in the community

·        Any other reasonable duties.

Person Type

  • Is understanding, patient and supportive

    • Someone who will be able to prompt and encourage me

  • Someone reliable, trustworthy and organised

  • Someone able to work flexibly and who can provide cover on occasion.

  • Someone proactive and who can work on their own initiative

  • Someone who will treat me with dignity and respect.

  • Some experience in this type of work would be an advantage.



Hours of Work:


5 hours a week.

Hours to be worked over 2 days a week, exact days to be confirmed at interview but one is likely to be a Sunday.

Hours may vary and additional cover hours may be offered from time to time.

Additional Info

An application form is available by contacting the Direct Payments Support Service on tel. 01639 686812 or via email – and quoting the job reference number DPSS266  Please be advised you will only be contacted if you are short-listed for this post. Unfortunately, we are unable to contact applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview. 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. This post is subject to two satisfactory references and where applicable a DBS check (the cost of which will be met by the employer) which will be undertaken prior to the commencement of employment. This post is subject to a trial period. Wages will be paid on a 4 weekly basis (National Insurance Number required). You will receive the appropriate annual leave entitlement. You may be required to undertake identified training relative to the post.

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