Support Worker (Sense College)

Reference number: 44609

Title: Support Worker (Sense College)

Location: Knapwell, Cambridge

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: 14 - 21 hours per week (flexible)

Closing date: Monday 21 September 2020

Interview date: As suitable applications received

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 passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker at our Sense Centre in Knapwell. This is a permanent role working between 14-21 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.15am to 4.15pm. Shift pattern is flexible and to be discussed at interview.

In return we will offer you…

• £9.00 per hour
• Bespoke, rewarding career pathways
• Free parking 
• Extensive discount card scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Enhanced disclosure cost covered

About you…
• Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided
• Able to demonstrate that you possess the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives
• Committed to support people in the most flexible and person centred way possible

About Sense Centre Knapwell…

We have a broad range of activities and encourage the people we support to get out into the community and take part in it! Some of the things we do include: Educational courses, Vocational activities, Work placements, Lifeskills programmes, Sensory awareness, Therapies.

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.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: the recruitment team on 0121 415 6753 or via 

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 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.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

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


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)