Casual Specialist Support Workers

Reference number: 43164

Title: Casual Specialist Support Workers

Hours: Various / Casual

Location: Dereham

Contract type: Casual

Closing date: Wednesday 10 April 2019

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Interview date: Duration of the advert

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

 

Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world?

 

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in Dereham. We have a number of flexible casual hours that can fit around your current commitments. 

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 inspire individuals to reach their full potential. You will help personal care, support someone to engage with Sense activities, visiting the local cafe, all whilst having fun! 

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. 

Click here to find out what makes our Sense Centres such a fun and inspiring place to work!

 

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.

If you're looking for full or part time hours, please click to be taken to the vacancy. 

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.

We will be contacting and interviewing candidate throughout the duration of the advert, prior to the closing date. Therefore, please be aware that the advert may close early due to this. 

If you would like more information on the role, please contact Victoria Johnson, Victoria.Johnson@sense.org.uk 01362 854153

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

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)