Support Worker

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Reference number: 44780

Title: Support Worker

Location: Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: Up to 36 hours per week

Closing date: Tuesday 24 November 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Contract type: Permanent, Casual, Fixed Term

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?

If yes, then our Support Worker job vacancies in Carrickfergus may be perfect for you! 

 

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Carrickfergus. We have a number of flexible, permanent, part time roles available working up to 36 hours per week.

We are currently seeking to appoint:
Permanaent contract- Up to 23.75 hours per week 
Fixed Term - 12 month fixed term
Casual/Flexi post

To make sure we are best placed to grow our services and to reach more people who need our support we have opportunities for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team of Waking Night Support Workers.  Working in our accommodation service in Edenvale Avenue your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals who have varying degrees of independence to develop life skills and help with personal care.

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. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible.Sense also supports people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities – from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.

Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles. 

Our values

Everything we do is underpinned by five core values. These values shape the way we work as we pursue our vision of a world where no one, no matter how complex their disabilities is isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

Our ‘I’ statements

I will listen to others
I will understand and respond
I will respect others
I will be honest and open
I will participate and contribute
I will take informed risk
I will find things to celebrate
No decision about me, without me

About Sense

We’re here for every person living with complex disabilities that can make it a challenge to communicate, access information and take part in life.

Our mission is to remove barriers to communication so that everyone has the opportunity to live their life to the full.

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 recruitment@sense.org.uk.

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 Access NI check where appropriate.

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

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)