Children's Community Support Worker
Reference number: 43513
Title: Children's Community Support Worker
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Closing date: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Interview date: To be confirmed
Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?
Our teams change people’s lives – could you?
If yes, then our Childrens Community Support Worker vacancies in Warwickshire may be perfect for you!
About the role
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Childrens Community Support Worker in Warwickshire We have a number of permanent - part & full time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. You must be a driver with access to your own vehicle.
This is a new role to supporting an individual to access the community with their interests of computer building, retro electronics, visiting charity shops, support in the home with making lunch and snacks, support to attend home schooling sessions at local community centre and be involved in supporting a transition back to school later in the year. Hours will be between 8.30-5.30 Mon-Friday initially and then will be outside of school hours which will include evenings, weekends and school holidays.
Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future caree. With various development & training opportunities.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with excellent induction training. 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.
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.
Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of our services.
If you would like more information on the role, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 2720
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