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Vacancy Details

DPSS376 - Personal Assistant - Pontardawe - 7 Hrs Per Week (Ref: V000376)

Location: Pontardawe
Pay: £8.91
Closing: 31/12/2022


I’m a lady in my 50s living the Pontardawe area with my family and pet dog. I have a visual impairment and some mobility difficulties. I can walk over some distances but do use a wheelchair over longer days out. I’m interested in art, cinema and keeping fit. I do a range of artistic projects and have won awards. I enjoy swimming and do hydrotherapy during the week. I also like to visit art galleries, go to festivals and love a variety of cultural events.


  • Helping me to attend my appointments i.e. hydrotherapy
  • Assisting me with my personal shopping
  • Some support with dressing
  • Taking me to activities I enjoy.
  • Assisting me with my correspondence and computer work
  • Assisting me with my art and photography projects.
  • Helping me to do my gardening
  • Any other relevant duties


See Above

Person Type

A person who:

  • Essential that the person is competent with IT
  • Is friendly, approachable and has a good sense of humour
  • Someone who is interested in arts and culture
  • Someone able to work flexibly
  • Someone who is reliable and a good timekeeper
  • Someone creative who can help me with different projects
  • Car driver with access to their own vehicle essential
  • Female preferred due to personal care tasks


7 hours a week.

Employer is flexible on days and hours overall, although PA must be flexible to attend hospital appointments when required. 

Additional holiday hours may be offered.


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 DPSS376. 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