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Vacancy Details

DPSS624 - Personal Assistant - 7 hours per week - Cymmer (Ref: V000624)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £12.00
Closing: 28/05/2027


I am a man in my mid 20’s living in the Cymmer area of Port Talbot with my family. I enjoy boxing with my special needs group. I also enjoy indoor bowls, music, dancing and eating out for meals. I love watching international rugby matches as well as the Ospreys. I enjoy listening to Christian music. I like swimming after church on Sundays.


  • Supervising whilst eating due to choking hazard.
  • Supervise when going to the toilet (i.e, tell him not to lock the toilet door.) There is no personal care required.
  • Supervise when out and about in the community due to no danger awareness.
  • To take and support him in the community and doing activities that he enjoys (such as special needs boxing, special needs disco’s, bowls and meals out etc.)

Person Type

  • Must be a car driver with own vehicle.
  • Someone chatty, friendly and understanding.
  • Someone supportive and caring.
  • Someone vigilant who will support me in the community.
  • Someone with a happy disposition.
  • Someone who will treat me with respect and support my independence.


up to 7 hours per week 

Tuesday - 4:40pm to 6.20pm 

Thursday - 4.40pm to 6.10pm 

Other hours to be discussed during interview. 

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