Support Worker (Part Time)

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Reference number: 46080

Title: Support Worker (Part Time)

Location: Rotherham

Salary: 9.22 per hour

Hours: 25 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

​Do you have a sense of adventure? Do you like being out doors? Do you like exploring your local community? If so come and join Sense in Rotherham! 

We are currently recruiting Support Workers to join us in Rotherham. We have permanent, part time positions available working 25 hours per week. We are looking for candidates with full flexibility; and can be available for mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. 

You will be working with a team of people across two of our supported living services in Rotherham. Where we support adults with multi-sensory impairments and / or complex needs. You do not need to have previous support worker experience as we do provide you with full training. The most important thing for us is that you share our values and that no matter how complex their disabilities, no one should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

We have lots of fun in Rotherham so some of the things you would be supporting with is: Exploring the local community, travelling on public transport, going to local pubs and restaurants, shopping, swimming, playing computer games, walking, going to our local Sense Centre but do not worry we do like time in the house also; watching TV, listening to music, playing games etc. 

Does this sound right for you? are you ready to make a difference to someone's life? 

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holiday entitlement; 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 

About Sense

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.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your 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 recruitment@sense.org.uk

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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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)