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.
Your new role
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 will assist clients in a range of daily living tasks with transfers, mobility, washing and dressing, toileting, household tasks, meal preparation, social activity and access to the community. In this role you will always work to a rehabilitation philosophy enabling clients to be as independent as possible.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have an understanding of the needs of the client group and be able to work flexibly between the hours of 07:00 and 22:00 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.
What you'll get in return
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. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. 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.
To make sure your application is above the rest and for full job details, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.
We look forward to speaking with you soon.
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.