Relief (Bank) Support Worker

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Reference number: 45607

Title: Relief (Bank) Support Worker

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Hours: Various, depending on availability

Closing date: Sunday 1 August 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: 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 Bedford 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 to join our relief team covering a variety of shifts and hours.  We are looking for people with the right values and behaviours to work in our Sense College at Sense Centre in Bedford– 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 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.

Do you share our 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, once restrictions are lifted you can expect to go cycling, horse riding, music sessions, hydro, walking, events, safari parks, places of interest, café’s, public houses, meals out, picnics, day trips and holidays etc.

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.

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

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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)