Reference number: 43312
Title: Support Workers
Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities
Location: Derriaghy, County Antrim
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Closing date: Thursday 27 June 2019
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?
Experience in social care is not needed as we provide a first class training programme and support network for our staff.
About the role
We have a number of opportunities for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team; working in our brand new supported living service. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals who have varying degrees of independence to develop life skills, help with personal care and enable access to social activities.
At this new service, we are able to offer various full, part-time and casual hours. This includes day and night shifts. We can be flexible with the hours that we offer, let us know what works for you.
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.
We also have relief (bank) opportunities available in the area attrracting a salary of £8.21 per hour.
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.
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.
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 Patrick Black on email@example.com.
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.
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, where appropriate, are subject to an Access NI check.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.
Job description: Download the job description
Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines