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Independence Support Assistant

  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: 1864/2317
  • Published: Tue 28/08/2018, 16:25 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 27/09/2018, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Band: 7 - £23,866 - £28,221 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Portsmouth City Council

We are looking for an Independence Support Assistant to join our Portsmouth Adult Mental Health Recovery Team. It is an integrated health and social care team, providing support for people with severe and enduring mental illness. The team consists of Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers Support Workers Psychologists and Psychiatrists.  The post holder will provide skilled support to maximise independence and recovery in the community.

You will ensure people eligible for social care assistance have the maximum choice, control and power over the support services they receive to achieve the best possible quality of life and level of independence.

You will work within Adult Social Care eligibility criteria to provide assessment and advice to clients and carers, to manage practical tasks through a problem solving approach and to provide creative solutions which meet peoples’ needs and reduce risk.

You are to assist clients in the process of self directed support & to ensure that all Portsmouth City Adult Protection Policies are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies

You will be expected to work 9:00am till 5:00pm Monday to Friday. A degree of flexibility is required to ensure safety of clients and therefor some evening work may be necessary and time will be taken back in lieu.

From time to time you may be asked to work at a different base to cover operational needs.

Closing time/date: 5pm Thursday 27th September 2018

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interviews will take place: Wednesday 17th October at St Marys Community Health Campus, Portsmouth.

For full job details and how to apply please follow the link below

https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/the-council/careers-portal/adult-social-care-jobs/1864-2317-independence-support-assistant

 

Portsmouth Local Authority and Solent NHS Trust are 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.

This post comes under the s75 agreement.

How to Apply

For full job details and how to apply please follow the link
  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: 1864/2317
  • Published: Tue 28/08/2018, 16:25 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 27/09/2018, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Band: 7 - £23,866 - £28,221 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Portsmouth City Council

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