Becoming a Personal Assistant (PA)
A Personal Assistant supports people that need help because of
their age or disability, to enable them to live as independently as
Personal Assistants are employed directly by
people who receive a direct payment to
arrange and pay for their support. Personal assistants are
not employed by Neath Port
Register as a Personal Assistant (PA)
Current PA Vacancies
What is the role of a PA?
The duties of a PA vary widely and depend on
what the person would like to do – what kind and when they need the
support outlined in their care and support plan.
This could include supporting the person with
a variety of tasks such as:
- Domestic chores
- Leisure activities
- Preparing meals
- *Personal care
*Find out how our PA
Academy offers new and existing PAs the
opportunity to develop their skills in personal care.
Why do people choose to become a PA?
The main reasons include:
- Good rate of pay
- No previous experience
- Flexible working hours
- Training opportunities to
- To gain accredited
How do I view the current vacancies that are available?
This can be accessed through our ‘Current PA Vacancies’ page. Each vacancy has
- General duties
- Hours of work
- Rate of pay
- How to apply
How do I become a PA?
You can register your interest as a Personal
Assistant by completing our online
Who can I contact for further information?
You can contact the Direct Payments Support
Service on 01639 686812 or email email@example.com
Becoming a Personal Assistant (PA) Leaflet