Support Worker

Reference number: 45160

Title: Support Worker

Location: Margate, Kent

Salary: £9.22 per hour

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Friday 30 April 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent, Temporary, Casual

Job advert:


We’re looking for unique individuals to support and enrich the lives of the people we support.

We are Sense, a high quality care service in Margate, who are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including sensory losses and learning disabilities. 

We’re seeking to recruit some great new support workers on a full time and part time basis; people with the right values and behaviours to work in our residential care service – could this be you?

You will make the day to day the best it can possibly be for both you and the people you will support. The people you support are active and adventurous individuals, you will need to come up with ideas and solutions to make the most out of every day.

You must have a valid manual UK driving licence and be willing to use our vehicles. You must also be happy to support in the pool, the individuals we support enjoy Hydrotherapy and pool based activities. Perfect if you are a keen swimmer.

However you don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker. Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

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

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they all treated as such. However, as a general guide, duties may include some support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing such as disco, hydropool and outdoor pursuits.

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 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.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

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

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)