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Vacancy Details

DPSS622 - Personal Assistant - 5 hours per week - Neath (Ref: V000622)

Location: Neath
Pay: £12.00
Closing: 10/04/2027


I am a man in my 50s, who is currently living in a care home. I am hoping to secure a small flat near the Gnoll area. This is where I grew up and where my mum and some of family still live. My family are very limited in the support they can provide due to their own health needs. I am very active and enjoy outdoor pursuits such as walking, exploring out doors and my favourite place is the Gnoll. However I am living with the effects of a stroke and my speech and left side have been affected the most. I am determined to keep and maintain my own independence, however this is difficult at times due to my limitations. I need support to help me communicate my needs when out in the community and support to help me pursue my interests and access the community safely.


  • Support me to access the community and enjoy my hobbies safely, whilst being mindful of any health needs.
  • Support to help me communicate my needs when out in the community.
  • Motivate me to lead a healthy, active lifestyle whilst being mindful of my health needs.
  • To support me to engage in social activities and suggest other suitable outdoor pursuits I may enjoy.
  • Support to help me around my new home, to help me maintain my independence and motivate me to do tasks for myself.
  • Support to manage correspondence and letters, to liaise with relevant services as required.

Person Type

A person who:

  • Is flexible, trustworthy and reliable.
  • Is approachable, friendly, and down to earth with a good sense of humour.
  • Has experience in supporting somebody with a stroke, however this is preferred but not essential.
  • Is a car driver and owner.


5 hours per week to be worked Mon-Fri. Days to be agreed with employer. On occasion hours may be banked to support with upcoming hospital appointments.

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 686140 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