Support Worker

Reference number: 45416

Title: Support Worker

Location: Rotherham

Salary: £9.22 per hour

Hours: 32 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 13 June 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

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

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity to join our team as a Support Worker in our amazing Sense Centres in Rotherham. We have a number of permanent, full time roles available working 32 hours per week.  

We have two Sense Centres in the Rotherham area. Sense Centre Rawmarsh Road and Sense Centre Coleridge Road. Across our services we support adults and young people with a wide range of complex needs. This may include learning disabilities, Autism, sensory impairments and complex health needs.

We support individuals to access meaningful and enriching activities with a focus on person centred planning and lifelong learning and development.

As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to make choices, to find ways to express themselves and to develop independent living and life skills. In the role you may be supporting individuals to access therapies and activities across our Sense Centres. You will also support people to access activities within the local and wider community e.g. accessing public transport, swimming, ice-skating. Some support maybe provided from people’s home setting.

Our Sense Centres are open Monday to Sunday, 365 days a year and there is an expectation of flexible working. Rotas are provided in advance.

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

About you 

Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, and weekends sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

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, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of our services.

If you would like more information on the role, please contact

No agencies please.

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 department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

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.


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

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Sense's People Strategy

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