We are currently looking for a Personal Assistant Coordinator to join our team at the Direct Payment Support Service.
Direct Payments are cash payment given to people who are eligible for support under the Social Services Wellbeing Act 2014. This enables people to arrange their own support from a Personal Assistant (PA) or purchasing services. This is a way of replacing a traditional package of care as usually put in place by the Local Authority. You can read more about direct payments here: https://www.npt.gov.uk/2290
As a PA Coordinator you will assistant people recruit for their Personal Assistant, so being a good communicator is really important as you will be working with people with a broad spectrum of support needs, training can be provided so as long as you are passionate about supporting others and enabling them to be independent then please think about applying.
It would be great if you have existing experience of developing a workforce, creating and maintaining databases and supporting people see what skills and experience they can transfer into the role of a Personal Assistant.
We are a friendly team who is passionate about enabling people to be independent and live their lives as they wish to. If you think that you have the necessary experience and qualifications for this role, we would love to hear from you. For an informal discussion, please contact one of our Senior Direct Payment Advisors:
James Barratt, Senior Direct Payments Advisor on 01639 686812 or email him at email@example.com
Harriet Pugsley, Senior Direct Payments Advisor on 01639 686812 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
This post is subject to a basic DBS check.
Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools/employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.
The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.
Welsh Language Requirements:
Welsh Language skills are not required
Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.
At Team NPT, we all work together to serve the people, communities and businesses of Neath Port Talbot.
We are committed to providing training opportunities and the professional development of all our employees.
We look forward to welcoming you to Team NPT.