Specialist Support Worker (Children's Saturday Club)

Reference number: 43160

Title: Specialist Support Worker (Children's Saturday Club)

Hours: 4 hours per week (Saturday)

Location: Stockport

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 7 April 2019

Salary: £8.08 per hour (£8.50 per hour from 1st April 2019)

Interview date: Thursday 18 April 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

We have opened a fantastic new ‘Get Out There’ group to support children and young people aged 8 – 18. We want you to be part of it!


About the role

You will support the young people with complex needs, which may include sensory impairments, additional learning or physical disabilities to take part in activities, promote independence and access the local community.  This may be arts and crafts, playing games or having fun in the park.   

About you 

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.

You will be required to assist with personal care as part of the role.

About us

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 Ruth Bennett-Anderson on ruth.bennett-anderson@sense.org.uk or 07866568856

No agencies please.

To apply

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

Related links

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