Support Worker

Reference number: 44782

Title: Support Worker

Location: Dunmurry, Northern Ireland

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: Up to 28 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 29 November 2020

Interview date: 30/11/2020 & 03/12/2020

Contract type: Permanent, Casual

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?

 

About the role

Sense is currently recruiting a Support Worker to join our service in Dunmurry, attracting a salary of £9.00 per hour, on a permanent contract working up to 28 hours per week, Flexibility is needed as working times will include evenings and weekends.

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. Our service supports adults with complex disabilities, including autism and mental health needs. In addition to assisting with personal care, you’ll support our residents to do the activities they enjoy; this might include sports, acting, trips to the theatre, cooking, or supporting someone to attend social events.

Key skills and experience

Previous care experience is not required for this role. It is really important that you’re adaptable and able to work on your own initiative, always putting the people we support first. We are looking for people that really embrace our values and ‘I’ statements.

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 enhanced DBS 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.

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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)