Waking Night Support Worker

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Reference number: 44365

Title: Waking Night Support Worker

Location: Derriaghy, County Antrim

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours: 36 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 28 May 2020

Interview date: As suitable applications received

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

 

Are you confident, patient and understanding?

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for you to help grow and develop our service in Derriaghy. This is a Waking Night role working up to 36 hours per week.

As a 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. We support people with a variety of disabilities and communication needs. In addition to assisting with personal care, you’ll ensure the smooth operation of the service during the night.

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.

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, 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.

To apply

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 HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

All applicants should be NISCC registered or willing to register with NISCC within first 6 months of employment if not previously employed in Social Care.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)