Firs Citizen and Staff

Care and Education Support Worker

As a Care and Education Support Worker you will work as part of a highly motivated care staff team and will work flexibly across the service to ensure the seamless delivery of person-centred care plans and individual learning plans to all of our learners and citizens and their families.

During term time you will accompany learners when they attend college to provide effective learning support under the direction of a specialist tutor and monitor the well-being of learners and citizens and report any concerns. 

You will be empathetic and able to react with sensitivity to a variety of situations, have an understanding for the need of confidentiality and have experience of working with people with challenging and complex needs and disabilities.

You should have good organisational skills and have a good team work ethic. You will be expected to maintain professional boundaries whilst building good working relationships with citizens, other staff and outside agencies.

Shift patterns for this role are flexible and may be a variety of 12 hour shifts, 7 hour shifts or split shifts across 7 days and will be mixture of early and late shifts dependant on the business needs. Shifts will be provided 2 months in advance and you will be required to work across Independent Living, Short Breaks and FE Residential services. You should include your availability within your application as this will be discussed at interview with the hiring manager.

At Portland Charity our staff are at the heart of what we do, we are passionate about our vision and dedicate our careers to improving the lives of people with disabilities. Our priority is to create an outstanding place to work and a happy working environment where the rewards of a job well done can be seen in the faces of our learners and citizens.

Many of our staff have a disability and we’re proud to hold Disability Confident and Mindful Employer status which recognises our positive approach to physical and mental health and wellbeing at work. If you would like to speak with us before completing an application you can contact the HR team on 01623 499 111 or via email at who will be happy to support you with your application or answer any questions.



Closing Date:

Varied shift patterns of 12 hours, 7 hrs, dependant on business needs.

£10.00 – £10.50 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

On going

Job Specific Documents:

Below are links to all the documents you will need, including the online application platform.

Person Spec Role Profile Apply Here