Relief (Bank) Support Worker

Reference number: 45499

Title: Relief (Bank) Support Worker

Location: Seaton, Devon

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 29 August 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent, Casual

Job advert:


Do you like walks along the beach? Could you support someone to enjoy it as much as you do?.

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

You could join us as a support worker on a relief basis; With the right values and behaviours you can become an amazing Support Worker as part of our wonderful service – Does this sound like you?

Together we will make the day to day the best it can possibly be for both you and the people you will support. You will support individuals with a wide range of in-house activities and community facilities where possible, you will need to come up with ideas and solutions to make the most out of every day.

The people you will support have their own vehicle which you will use to help access activities, so a valid UK driving licence is beneficial but not essential. For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

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 you will support are individuals and treated as such. Duties will 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 health and wellbeing. The working week is planned around the individuals you support so will require you to work some weekends and sleep ins. 

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.

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.

The above/below role is identified as being based in a CQC regulated Care Home.

As of 11th November, all people who work in CQC regulated care homes across England must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is a legal requirement and proof of vaccination status must be shown when accepting any role within a care home.

You can access your vaccination status or ‘COVID Pass’ through the NHS App. You need to be registered with a GP in England to use the NHS App. If you’re not registered with a GP, you can still access the NHS COVID Pass via the NHS website (NHS.UK) or via 119 (select the ‘NHS COVID Pass service’) to request a letter.

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