Would you like a job where you can make a real difference to someone’s life?

Then working for Minstead Trust could be a perfect match for you!

Some exciting opportunities have arisen to join us working within our friendly and dedicated team located in Portsmouth and Southsea.

Bank Support Worker  

£11.50 per hour  

At the Minstead Trust, we celebrate people by working to provide excellent support to those with wide-ranging care needs. Without our incredible team of staff and volunteers, we simply wouldn’t be where we are today! We are always looking to welcome people who are passionate, dynamic, and able to celebrate difference.

As a Bank Support Worker, you’ll provide support across our Supported Living Service, Day Service and our Cafés. You’ll be engaging directly with those we support and will make a real difference to individual lives. We support individuals to enable them to engage in sessions, discover and develop skills, abilities and interests, make local community connections and achieve greater independence and fulfilment.

About the role: 

  • To support individuals within the cafe meet their personal and professional outcomes through mentoring and teaching new skills
  • Assist individuals with their personal, social and healthcare needs as required whilst maintaining accurate records
  • Provide a safe working environment for all by complying with organisational and regulatory requirements
  • Assist individuals in completing day-to-day household tasks including cleaning and food shopping
  • To work as part of a team but also to lone work in the community as needed.
  • Interact and communicate with the people we support in a way that promotes dignity and respect
  • To act as an ambassador for the Trust when liaising with families, carers and other professionals

What are we looking for: 

  • Responsible, motivated, and honest individuals
  • Good communication skills
  • Level 2 NVQ in Health & Social care is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of food hygiene is desirable but not essential

Our Vision at Minstead Trust is to live in a society where people with learning disabilities enjoy fulfilling lives of their own choosing. 

As a trust, our mission is to support people with learning disabilities to fully develop their individual potential by providing opportunities, enhancing life skills, ensuring informed choice, and influencing society. 

  • We appreciate each person. Everyone is different – we respect and celebrate this.
  • We’re always learning. We all have something to offer and more to learn.
  • We’re always improving. Striving to give our best and to have more impact.
  • We push for change. We will challenge society to be fully inclusive.
  • We find the joy in everyday life. We have the freedom to be ourselves and enjoy what we do.

All staff working for, or on behalf of Minstead Trust, understand their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults at risk and due to the nature of this employment sector your application is subject to a successful Disclosure and Baring Service Check (DBS).

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community. 

If you would like to apply for this role download the application form and return the completed form to careers@minsteadtrust.org.uk or fill out the Online Application Form

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