Children's Support Worker - Evenings/Weekends

Reference number: 45425

Title: Children's Support Worker - Evenings/Weekends

Location: Sandwell

Salary: £9.22 per hour

Hours: 4 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 30 June 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term

Job advert:


Could become a "buddy" to help children access the community after school and on weekends.?

We’re seeking to recruit great new support workers on a part time basis working 4 hours over evenings and weekends, potentially additional hours during the school holidays.

This is a fixed term post until March 2022. You will be community based, caring for children with with a various disabilities and additional needs. we will asses your suitability/availability and match you with a child/children. We also have the option for you to join our youth club.

You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need care qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker, we will provide you with all the training you may require. If you do have a NVQ Level 2 in caring for children and young people or an equivelant qualifications, this would be benficial.. 

Could this be you? 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 activities such as supporting the young person to access the community and encourage their communication and social interaction.

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 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.

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.

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

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