Job details

Reference number - 1963-2508

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - £17,403 - £18,413 pro rata plus a 17% enhancement for working unsocial hours

Job type/hours - Permanent, 37 hours per week,

part time hours will be considered – which will include early, late and weekend shifts.

Closing time/date: 5.00pm 19th of November 2018

Applications received after this may not be considered

Interviews will be held on 29th of November 2018


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.

Do you have the experience to provide skilled support to maximise independence and to help the individuals remain living in their own home for longer.  If so then this could be the role for you.

The Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team is an integrated health and social care team, providing a short term Intermediate Care and rehabilitation service to vulnerable and disabled service users.  The team consists of Rehabilitation and Reablement Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses and Social Workers. 

As part of your daily routine you willassist clients in a range of daily living tasks, for example with transfers, mobility, washing and dressing, toileting, household tasks, meal preparation, social activity and access to the community. 

Be able to work flexibly between the hours of 7am and 10pm in order to meet the needs of the service. This includes working alternate weekends and have a full driving licence and your own transport as your role will involve visiting service users across the city on a daily basis within a specific time span.

For more details & instructions on how to apply please follow the link to the job page.

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.

How to apply

There are 3 ways to apply:

  • By post or email - use the 'How to apply' document below
  • Online - apply using our online form