Job details

Reference number - 1523-2011

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - Band 4 £17,403 - £18,413 p.a.

Job type/hours - Permanent 37 Hours per week

Closing time/date, midnight on the 14th of April 2018

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interviews will be held on 23rd of May 2018

Portsmouth Day Service provides support and development opportunities for adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities who may also have additional physical needs, including some behaviours that may present a challenge.

Do you have an NVQ Level 3 or above in Social Care or equivalent experience?  We are looking for an experienced support worker to join our team

You will work as part of the Portsmouth Day Service team to ensurethat Service Usersreceive a day care package that reflects their personal abilities and skills and promotes further engagement, independence, wellbeing and growth.  You will be working with people who have profound and multiple learning disabilities, some of whom may present behaviours that challenge, using therapeutic methods to achieve positive outcomes for individuals.

Portsmouth Day Service is committed to supporting staff to develop skills and knowledge through relevant training, regular supervision and Personal Development Reviews (PDRs).

Closing time/date, midnight on the 14th of April 2018

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interviews will be held on 23rd of May 2018

For full job details and how to apply: Please follow the link and see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you fully read and follow the guidance so you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Portsmouth Day Service provides support and development opportunities for adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities who may also have additional physical needs, including some behaviours that may present a challenge.

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.

How to apply

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