GAD - Greenwich Association of Disabled People

Our Personal Assistants

The Personal Assistant team work closely to promote the interests of our customers.

Every applicant is individually interviewed by a senior member of the team. The following checks are done on each member of our team:


  • Check character references from previous employers
  • Verify with the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Must have or be working towards NVQ Care qualification
  • Language skills in English, Sign Language and other community languages
  • Undertake comprehensive induction and orientation along with Manual Handling, First Aid and Safeguarding training Courses
  • Specialist training in Dementia and medication support
  • Undertake regular reviews and supervision meetings to maintain quality of service

Our team are diverse in age, gender, ethnicity and skill. What sets us apart is our ethos of doing things with our customer instead of doing things for them.

Download our Personal Assistant Job Pack