Job details

Reference number - 2346-2916

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - £18,441 - £19,619 pro rata plus a 17% enhancement for working unsocial hours

Job type/hours - Permanent - 37 hours per week, which will include early, late and weekend shifts.

Part time hours will also be considered  

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

Applications received after this may not be considered


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.

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. We also have discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

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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