Casual - Day Service Support Worker - SensePlus Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: JUN20226822

Job details


SensePlus Portsmouth

Job type

Variable Hours, Casual


£11 - £11 Per Hour

Closing date

31 August 2022

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

You will work as part of the SensePlus Portsmouth team to ensure that Service Users receive 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 therapeutic methods to achieve positive outcomes for individuals. 

You will undertake complex personal care tasks as required, often for people with severely limited mobility and complex medical conditions, following guidelines, risk assessments and using equipment supplied (training will be given).


What you’ll need to succeed

You need to have:

A flexible and willing approach that enables you to move and work between both units when required and an understanding of the needs of people with complex needs

The ability to provide personal care in a way that is comfortable and safe for the individual, using equipment provided (training will be provided).

Good literacy skills that will enable you to maintain accurate records

Good health to enable you to undertake the physical and mental demands of the role.

Be an excellent team player with good verbal and written communication skills.        


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, including flexible working hours, extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme and 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. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all. 

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please note this an ongoing recruitment with no closing date. We will interview as and when needed.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.


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