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Vacancy Details

DPSS591 - Personal Assistant - 6 hours per week - Sandfields (Ref: V000591)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £12.00
Closing: 28/01/2027


I am a lady in my early 30’s, living in the Sandfields area with my family and 4 dogs. I enjoy arts & crafts, reading and being out in nature. I like visiting places such as the beach, local nature areas and the library. I have Autism and can become overwhelmed and anxious in busy places. I have a weakness in my back and legs, and use a walking stick and electric wheelchair. I would like a PA to support me to attend local groups that I am interested in.


  • Support me to attend groups that I am interested in
  • Support me to go to the library
  • Support me to visit nature spots
  • Provide reassurance and emotional support


Person Type

A person who:

  • Has a knowledge of Autism or is willing to undergo training.
  • Is fun and young at heart
  • Someone who is patient
  • Can keep me calm when needed
  • Car driver preferred



6 hours per week to be used as 2 x 3 hour blocks.

Days are flexible. Start time will be around mid-day.

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