Vacancy Details

DPSS282 | Personal Assistant | Port Talbot | 7 hours per week (Ref: V000282)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £8.91
Closing: 31/05/2021


I am a lady in my 40s living in the Port Talbot area. I have MS and I am a wheelchair user. I also get fatigued easily and struggle to get out and about at the moment. I would like a PA who is understanding of my mental health issues. I am sociable with a good sense of humour and enjoy having company.



I am looking for a P.A to  support me to be as independent as I can be


  • Spending time in the house with me
  • Keeping me company and supporting me with household tasks
  • Occasionally running errands for me
  • Any other reasonable duties


Person Type

A person who:

  • Is sociable, friendly and approachable.
  • Is easy going, understanding and proactive.
  • Is mature and reliable
  • Is comfortable performing a range of household tasks
  • Will treat me and my home with respect
  • Is able to work on their own initiative
  • Someone with similar interests
  • Female preferred due to personal care requirements
  • Car driver desirable


7 hours a week.

Exact days and times to be agreed at interview. Some flexibility will be required.


Additional hours may be offered from time to time.

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