Adept Support Worker

Portsmouth, Hampshire
02 Aug 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Adept Support Worker within our charity based in Portsmouth. The Roberts Centre enjoys an enviable reputation for its work with families and children and has achieved national recognition for its high quality services and range of programmes.

Adept Support Worker

39 hours (to be worked flexibly/ to include some evenings and weekends when needed)

Portsmouth and the surrounding area


This is an opportunity to be part of an exciting and challenging project where your work can make a real difference.

The Adept Service provides bespoke support to Parents who are facing having their child taken into the Care of the Local Authority or who have had a child/ren taken into care previously.

The post holder will work with the Parent/s to support them through the process and assist them with accessing support for the emotional and practical impact. The aim of the scheme is to work alongside Parent/s on the journey, for them to learn new skills and behaviours, build resilience, confidence and address issues that undermine their ability to demonstrate good enough parenting.

This role will require:

  • The ability to assess individuals immediate, short term and long term needs
  • The ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding children and adults, promotion of their wellbeing and multi-agency working
  • Highly driven individuals who share our values and who have the passion to help us improve the lives of Children and Families.
  • Excellent communication skills, creativity and enthusiasm and individuals who don’t give up on people easily.

In return you will be given a competitive rate of pay, the opportunity to be part of our generous pension scheme, receive 25 days annual leave entitlement in addition to public bank holidays and have access to employee support services and an individualised development plan.

Successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate. DBS expense will be met by The Roberts Centre.

Closing date: 27th August 2019
Assessments & Interviews: 5th September 2019

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Application packs are available by telephoning Lin Kitchener, HR Manager on 02392 296919 or Emailing

Similar jobs

Similar jobs