Reference number - 2150-2690
Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary - Band 6 - £20,653 - £23,866 which equates to £10,326.50 - £11,933 for part time
Job type/hours - Maternity Cover to September 2019 - 18.5 hours per week
Closing time/date: Midnight on the 17th of February 2019
Applications received after this may not be considered.
Interviews will be held on 25th of February 2019
Hours: 18.5 hours worked over three consecutive days, two days from 9-5pm and one day from 9-12.30pm either at the beginning or end of the working week with occasional evening and weekend work
The Independence and Wellbeing Team, which is part of Adult Social Care, aims to improve quality of life, reduce health inequalities and promote independent living amongst vulnerable adults. Our work focuses on supporting and empowering adults to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing, to enable them to remain living independently in their homes and communities. We are a diverse multi-disciplinary team with a person centred, evidence based approach and we believe that prevention, workforce development and partnership working is key to our success.
What is the role?
We require a part-time member of staff to work on our Community Connector Service. You will support vulnerable adults, aged 18+, who are lonely or isolated and may be experiencing poor mental health to identify and access resources and opportunities within their local communities which will improve their connectivity and increase their social and support networks. The focus of this service is on early intervention to promote health and wellbeing, help maintain independence and build resilience. Some of our clients have quite complex needs which requires close partnership working across Adult Social Care and other
If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call Julie Roberts on 023 9268 8705.
Please see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you fully read and follow the guidance so you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.
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.