Personal Assistant - Carmarthen Doorways

Job Reference : 002305
Closing Date : 26/01/2018
Salary : £7.93 per hour
Department : LD MH - Mental Health Services
Hours Per week : 20

Personal Assistant                       

Carmarthen Doorways

20 hours per week

Salary: £14,842 pro rata (£8,245.56 actual salary)

Join our Team and make a difference to people’s lives in our Learning Difficulties Services

Working as part of our Carers team of Personal Assistants team you will be genuinely making a difference to the lives of people who use our services. You will be supporting people to lead full, independent and happy lives, in the safe and comfortable environment of their own homes/our homes/schemes/projects.

Our service users rely on our support for many reasons and our client group includes individuals who need help and support with every days tasks.

Our Personal Assistants play a significant role in supporting our clients to overcome any challenges that they may encounter and you will help them to live as independently as possible.

The main duties of the role involve:

  • Providing personal care

  • Supporting people to live every day lives

  • Support and prompting with medication

  • Meal preparation

  • Social activities

  • Providing social and emotional support

  • Shopping and domestic duties such as laundry and general housekeeping tasks

  • Undertake relevant training for the role

This part time vacancy is available for individuals who genuinely want to help and support independent living.

Our Personal Assistants will posses:

  • A genuine desire to help people and makedifference

  • Have an understanding of the challenges that many of our service users face

  • Keen listening and communication skills

  • Empathy, compassion and a caring nature

  • Flexibility including working evenings/ bank holidays and weekends

  • Respect, integrity and dignity for our client groups

  • A non-judgmental approach to providing care and support.

  • A current driving license and your own transport as this position will involve travelling.


At Gwalia Care and Support we offer:

  • Excellent rates of pay

  • Paid travel time

  • Company paid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)

  • A variety of shifts available

  • Formal paid training programmes  (QCF Level 2 Qualifications)

  • Generous holiday entitlements

  • Generous mileage allowance (45p per mile)

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Career progression

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay (after a qualifying period)

  • Company Discount Scheme

  • Free Health and Wellbeing services


There is opportunity to progress within the company for those with the desire and aspiration.

So if you care about people, think you have what it takes, we would very much like to hear from you.

Being a car driver is essential.  This position includes sleep ins and personal care as part of the role.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.