Specialist Support Workers
- West Bromwich
Reference number: 42893
Title: Specialist Support Workers
Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities
Location: North Birmingham and West Bromwich
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Closing date: Monday 29 October 2018
Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour
Interview date: 19th October and 6th November
To start: To be discussed at interview
About the role
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in our services throughout the North of Birmingham and West Bromwich. We're able to offer a range of full & part time roles, with both day and night shift patterns available, working up to 37.5 hours per week, this includes weekend working.
We are looking to recruit people to be based in one of the following areas:
As a Specialist Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible – helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café.
We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83.
You can find out more about working at Sense as a Support Worker, and see why our current team love their roles by clicking here.
Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives.
A full UK driving licence is desirable for some roles.
Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and may include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working as a Support Worker at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Please use the link below to complete your application; we would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (linked below) before applying.
We will be conducting assessments before and after the closing date, on 19th October and 6th November, so get your application in as soon as you can!
If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
Job description: Download the job description
Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines