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Social Care PA –

Neath Port Talbot…

Job opportunities as a Social Care PA in Neath Port Talbot

Do you know someone who has what it takes to work in a flexible and rewarding job role? Someone who is interested in making a real difference to a person’s everyday life? If so, they may be interested in the full-time and part-time Social Care Personal Assistant (PA) job opportunities available in Neath Port Talbot.

There are currently over 400 people employed as a PA throughout Neath Port Talbot. The majority of these PAs are employed to support people with daily living tasks (e.g. cooking, cleaning and shopping) and carrying out social activities (e.g. attending a local coffee morning or community centre). Being employed as a PA is not just about supporting someone with their personal care (e.g. assisting someone to wash and get dressed).

There are many reasons why people choose to become a PA including a good rate of pay, flexible working arrangements, not needing previous experience, a chance to make a real difference to someone’s life, training opportunities, gaining accredited qualifications and being able to work close to home.

PAs are employed directly by people who receive Direct Payments to arrange and pay for their care and support. Direct Payments are an alternative to the Council arranging a person’s services for them so they are given more choice and control over how, when and where this support is provided.

To find out more information about becoming a PA and to complete an online application, visit www.npt.gov.uk/pa

Trustee Opportunities

 

At Neath Port Talbot CVS we promote opportunities for our members and for other local community groups.

Additional opportunities can also be viewed via  www.volunteer-wales.net

If your group or Board have opportunities for Board Members or Trustees and you would like us to help in promoting the opportunity please call 01639 631246 or email info@nptcvs.org.uk

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member or Trustee there are also opportunities to shadow existing Board members/Trustees or receive mentoring and support.

Please click here for more information

Age Cymru Afan Nedd

Be part of shaping the lives of older people in Port Talbot

Age Cymru Afan Nedd is currently looking for dedicated people with a passion for improving the lives of older people, to complement and strengthen the existing board.

Wales has the fastest growing ageing population in the UK. Currently there are 800,000 people aged 50 or over, one quarter of the population, which will rise to over 1 million in the next 20 years. Age Cymru Afan Nedd has been dedicated to supporting older people in the Port Talbot area since it was established 40 years ago. We want to ensure that we are working to meet this clear increasing need; supporting older people in our communities, and ensuring that they have fulfilling and enjoyable lives.
We are particularly looking for Trustees with strengths in at least one of the areas below;

Business development
Fundraising/Income generation/ Grants
Charity sector financial skills
Experience of working at a high level in the health sector in Wales
Strategic planning
Legal Matters
Marketing and Public Relations
Charitable/Voluntary Sector

Applicants with other relevant skills are also welcome

Meetings
The Trustee Board meets 6 times a year at the Riverside Day Centre in Port Talbot.
You will be expected to make all reasonable efforts to attend, and allow for preparation time, and other one off events, meetings and planning days as required.

Training and Development
Age Cymru Afan Nedd will provide an induction programme for all new Trustees
tailored to their requirements

Please contact Age Cymru Afan Nedd on 01639 895052 for more information. If you would like a confidential discussion about the role, please contact the Chair, Claire Morgan, on 07785611686.

Third Sector Representative

(Unpaid Roles – out of pocket expenses reimbursed)

 

Community Health Councils looking for new members…

Do you have an interest in your local NHS? 

Do you want to improve local health services in your area?

 Do you have 3-5 days free per month to become a volunteer?

We are looking for volunteers from all walks of life – to help us improve the NHS locally and nationally.  CHC members are local volunteers who act as the eyes and ears of patients and the public; listening to their concerns and working with the health service to improve the quality of patient care.

Members are asked to give the equivalent of three to five days a month; training will be provided and any ‘out of pocket’ expenses such as travel will be reimbursed.

Information for candidates

Young Person volunteer information

Make a difference

For further information, please contact the Board of CHCs on:

02920 235 558 or member.recruitment@waleschc.org.uk or visit the website www.communityhealthcouncils.org.uk