Reference number: 44894
Title: Support Worker
Location: Dunmurry, Northern Ireland
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Hours: Up to 28 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 24 January 2021
Interview date: As suitable applications are received.
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
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.
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.
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 mission is to remove barriers to communication so that everyone has the opportunity to live their life to the full. 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.
Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please click below. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying. 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 and taking part in a telephone screening interview. If you are successful at that stage, you will be invited to a virtual interview.
If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on email@example.com.
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 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.
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