Community Support Worker - Saturdays
- 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
- Free DBS Check
- Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme)
- Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
- On-going development opportunities
- Flexible working and family friendly policies
- Employee referral scheme
- Health and well-being support
- Pension Scheme
- Discount scheme
- To support individuals / groups within the centre and community.
- To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
- To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.
- Full job specification is attached below.
- 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.
- A full UK licence with use of your own vehicle is required.
- Experience of working with individuals with learning difficulties and/or visual impairment
- Full person specification is attached below.
Reference number: 45679
Title: Community Support Worker - Saturdays
Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire
Salary: £9.22 per hour
Hours: 4 hours per week - Saturdays
Closing date: Sunday 15 August 2021
Interview date: As suitable applications are received.
Contract type: Casual, Permanent
Could you be a Sense Community Support Worker?
It's an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we now have an opportunity for a Community Support Worker to join our Get Out There team in Atherstone, North Warwickshire.
This is a permant post, working initially 4 hours on Saturdays. There is also potential for you to add additional hours if desired.
As a GOT Group Support Worker you will be supporting children and young people with their social programme of activities, the children and young people do have complex needs, which may include sensory impairments, additional learning and physical disabilities and/or autism.
In this instance you will support a 17 year old individual who has a visual impairment, learning difficulties, cerebral palsy and epilepsy. You will support the individual to get out and about to explore new social activities such as bowling, social groups, cycling, horse riding
Does this sound right for you?
Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:
Your duties can include:
Your required skills and experiences:
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.
Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.
Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your CV/supporting statement to shortlist candidates for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.
Please note 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 please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.
If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or email@example.com
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, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. We value everyone’s contribution and ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential. We will promote equality and diversity in all that we do and the work we do in partnership with others. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/
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