Reference number - 1240 - 1950
Location - Portsmouth
Salary - £15,014 p.a., pro rata (£11,564 for 28.50 hrs)
Job type/hours - Temporary, part time (28.50 hours per week including early, late and weekend shifts)
Closing date - 16.00pm on the 20 April 2018
Apprentice - Health and Social Care - Temporary for up to 15 months.
28.50 hours per week including early, late and weekend shifts
Level 2 Apprenticeship - Adult Care Worker
Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
What is the purpose of Adult Social care from a service user perspective?
Help me, when I need it, to live the life I want to live.
The Victory unit is a new purpose built rehabilitation unit situated in the Hilsea area of Portsmouth.
As a service we take pride in our work by valuing others, focusing on what's important so that we make a real and positive difference.
As a service we take pride in our work by valuing others, focusing on what's important so that we make a real and positive difference. Our values are outlined in our Ways of Working and our Guiding Principles and if they reflect how you are and how you work then this could be the role that meets your expectations.
What is the role?
- To assist service users to meet their social and Physical rehabilitation goals working to individual care and rehab plans
- To enable service users to achieve skills for independent living i.e. household task, shopping, cooking, interpersonal skills and personal care, which may involve moving and handling
- to work with the support and guidance of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and social work staff to provide one on one rehab programmes with clients
- To provide group activity and therapy programmes on the unit
- To report promptly and discuss significant changes in service users to appropriate professional
- To maintain confidentiality, legible and accurate records including admission assessments, care plans, weekly client reviews and accident reports
- To attend regular training, supervision sessions and participate in staff meetings
What we can teach you:
How to carry out rehabilitation programs to ensure goals are met
How to write care plans and record information
How to carry out activities to benefit the client
How to work in a multidisciplinary unit
How to manual handle clients
How to improve the person's independence
How to promote a safe, caring, responsive, effective, well led unit
How to communicate effectively in a team and deal with difficult situations effectively
What will you achieve?
A sound knowledge in how to care for people
Knowledge of working in a multidisciplinary team
Excellent communication skills
Satisfaction in seeing the person improve and be discharged home safety
Negotiation and persuasion skills
Knowledge and skills to further your development
Who is the person?
We are looking for someone who is:
- Positive, caring, motivated, thorough, responsible, committed, and understands the importance of confidentiality
- Good written and communication skills. The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
- To be a team player, and able to fit into current team and willing to help out as needed.
- I desire to gain new skills and knowledge.
- Forward thinking.
Closing time/date: 16:00pm, on the 20 April 2018.
Applications received after this may not be considered.