Job details

Reference number - 2285-2917

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - Band 5 £19,619 - £21,256 p.a.

Job type/hours - Permanent - Full Time

Closing time/date, midnight, on the 28th of April 2019

Applications received after this may not be considered.


We are looking for experienced support workers to join our service.

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 multisensory stimulation to achieve positive outcomes for individuals.

We provide support and development opportunities for adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) who may also have additional physical needs, including some behaviours that may present a challenge.

Using the expectations of 'Valuing People Now', we aim to enable service users to make informed choices and develop skills through the use of sensory stimulation. We aim to enable Service Users to enjoy a good quality of life.

We have two separate units, open Monday to Friday and is committed to working with Service Users in ways that supports and maximises their independence and relationships.

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

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

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