Vacancy Details

DPSS453| Personal Assistant| 3hrs per week| Port Talbot (Ref: V000453)

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


I am a 51 year old male living in the Port Talbot area.  I like watching films, going out walking, and going shopping.  I also like using computers and playing computer games. I enjoy listening to Rock music and enjoy talking about Politics.  I am looking for a Personal Assistant to support me in the community with the activities that I would like to.  I am registered as visually impaired.


Tasks Include:

Supporting me in the community with activities that I would like to do and building a relationship with me.


See above

Person Type

A person who:

  • has experience of working with individuals with communication problems
  • has experience of working with someone with a visual impairment (preferred but not essential)
  • is encouraging
  • is patient
  • is reliable
  • is a car driver with access to their own vehicle


Hours of Work: 3 hours per week to be used as follows:

Wednesday afternoon – 1 hour 30 mins

The other 1 hour 30 mins is to be used flexibly


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