Service Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/06/2021 17:00
Employment Location:
£19,312 – £20,092 (pro rata for part time post)
Weekly Hours:
30 for part time post, 37 for full time poat
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
18 Jun
Further Information

We are looking for individuals that have the energy and enthusiasm to work with adults with learning disabilities in Day Opportunities, based at Kingfisher Centre in Bretton to support individuals with complex needs including challenging behaviour to maximise their potential and independence skills. This post is not term time hours and will be working over 5 days.
You will work to promote a person-centred approach of independence and empowerment of people using services. You will assist with the planning, facilitating and evaluating in undertaking individual and/or group work with service users with the day service and/or community settings as determined by the care plans, including escort work to promote users’ confidence, independence, and acquisition of skills.
You must be prepared to deal with people who are often emotional and unpredictable in behaviour resulting in behaviours that challenge meaning you must be able to use negotiating skills to enable a person to fulfil their needs and be as independent as they can be according to their care plan and physical/mental health situation. You will have an awareness of issues facing people with learning and/or physical disabilities. You will have effective inter-personal skills such as negotiation, assertiveness and verbal communication. You will have the ability to use initiative, prioritise, and liaise with a range of other professionals. You will have the ability to work as part of a team and alone on base or in the community. You will have good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal confidently with a variety of situations.

To apply, please download the job description and application form from our website and return by e-mail to or by post to Recruitment Department, City College Peterborough, Brook Street, Peterborough PE1 1TU.
Tel: 01733 293881 Fax: 01733 708067

Closing Date: 18th June 2021
Interviews held 28th June 2021

City College Peterborough is committed to Equality and Diversity and to ensuring the safeguarding of learners and carries out appropriate checks to ensure the suitability of staff working with children, young people and vulnerable adults

Please note
This job is closed for applications.