Support Worker

Reference number: 43776

Title: Support Worker

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Bristol

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 8 December 2019

Salary: £8.75 to £9.08 per hour

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

Are you looking for an ever rewarding career? Looking for a role where no day is the same? Are you looking to enhance your career & skill set? Then come & join Sense as a Support Worker.

We are currently recruiting for confident & vibrant Support Workers in Bristol. We have a number of roles available including Permanent Full & Part time and also Relief/bank roles for candidates looking for more flexibility and/or a 2nd income. For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense are 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.

As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life that they choose; make choices, express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your person centred support and encouragement will assist the individuals to run their own home and access the local and wider community. You will be supporting with all aspects of life, including education, employment, social opportunities and life skills, while working towards agreed outcomes. You will aid the individuals to become active citizens of their community, to build relationships and friendships and help reduce isolation.

In return for your hard work you will receive…………..

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Paid induction training
  • On-going development & training opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Health & wellbeing support
  • Flexible working & family friendly policies
  • Discount Schemes
  • Employee Referral Scheme – earn up to £200

About you………..

Experience is not 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 will include evenings, weekends, waking nights & sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

For an informal chat please contact or call 0121 415 6743

To apply

No agencies please.

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to 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 (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the Recruitment 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)