Service Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/01/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Peterborough City College
£21,575- £22,369
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
27 Jan
Further Information

PCC Grade 5 £21,575- 22,369 per annum

1 post available: 37 hours per week (6 Month fixed term contract)

We are looking for an individual that has the energy and enthusiasm to work with adults with learning disabilities in Day Opportunities, based at our support hub in Bretton; to support individuals with learning disabilities and autism, including behaviours of concern, to maximise their potential and independence skills. This post is not term time hours and will be over 5 days, includes 24 days annual leave per year plus all bank holidays pro rata.

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 evaluation of individual and/or group work with supported people within the day service and/or community settings and escort supported people home on our transport.

You will be adaptable and have a can do attitude to create new opportunities, develop new skills/interests and support to meet aims and objectives using active participation. You will 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 and 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: 12 noon Friday 27th January 2023
Interviews -TBC

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.