Specialist Support Workers
Reference number: 43152
Title: Specialist Support Workers
Hours: Casual and part time, up to 15 hours per week
Location: Rotherham and Sheffield
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Closing date: Sunday 14 April 2019
Salary: £8.08 per hour (£8.50 per hour from 1st April 2019)
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
Our teams change people’s lives – could you?
About the role
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team of Specialist Support Workers in both Sheffield and Rotherham. We have a number of flexible, hours available including 15 hours supporting a gentleman in the community.
As a Specialist Support Worker, you will support and enable people to live the life they choose. 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 or access their favourite activities in the community!
Sense also supports people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities – from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.
Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.
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.
Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.
We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83.
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
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.
If you would like more information on the role, please contact Sarah Graham, Sarah.Graham@sense.org.uk
No agencies please.
Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Sense I Statements and the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (linked below) before applying.
If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio 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
Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation