Support Worker

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Reference number: 44352

Title: Support Worker

Location: Leeds

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: 37.5 hour per week

Closing date: Monday 25 May 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:


Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone’s life?

Sense has a great opportunity for a passionate and caring individual to join our team as a Support Worker based in Leeds. This is a permanent, full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose in a residential setting. You will support individuals and encourage them to make choices, to express themselves and to develop independent living and life skills. Supporting people on trips to locations such as swimming pools, parks and shopping centres

Key skills and experience

Care experience is not necessarily required for this role. You know if you have the compassion and motivation to improve people’s quality of life, Sense can give you the skills. It is really important that you’re adaptable and able to work on your own initiative, always putting the people we support first.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings and weekends. Our day shifts typically run from 8am to 3pm, and 3pm to 10pm, though this may vary.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

In return we will offer you…

  • £9.00 per hour.
  • Bespoke, rewarding career pathways.
  • Group Personal Pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Enhanced disclosure cost covered.

About Sense…

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@sense.org.uk 

To apply…

Please use the link below to complete your application. 

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

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 enhanced DBS check.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

 

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