Support Worker - Various hours available
- £350 Employee referral scheme
- New attractive working environment
- Free Onsite parking
- 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
- 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 will require a full manual UK license
- 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.
- Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.
- Full person specification is attached below.
Reference number: 47390
Title: Support Worker - Various hours available
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Hours: up to 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Saturday 11 June 2022
Interview date: TBC
Contract type: Permanent
Could you be a Sense Support Worker?
We have an exciting opportunity at Sense for a Female Support Worker to join our fantastic supported living service in Tonypandy.
This is a permanent role with weekly hours to suit up to 37.5 hours per week. We provide 24/7 support and have various shifts available which typically start 7am/12.30pm or 4pm.
Sense are offering a Female Support Worker £10.00 per hour, calculated and paid as a base rate of £9.75 plus an additional 25 pence allowance per hour paid for your standard contracted hours. Waking night shifts attract a higher pay rate.
You will be supporting 5 individuals, living in The Vicarage. Our new home is an attractive building with many original features which has been modernised and adapted to provide a safe and spacious environment. We have great relationships and support from family and friends.
You will be supported by management and motivated to grow and develop within your role with Sense. As a Support Worker you will provide support and enable individuals to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they are all treated as such. As a general guide, you may support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing.
Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding and valuable job role, where you can receive great training and development, a supportive work environment, generous leave arrangements and employee benefits and access to a pension scheme?
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!
Here are what some of our amazing colleagues have to say about working for Tonypandy Supported Living:
“Every day is different..”
“Enabling individuals to be independent”
Does this sound right for you?
In return for your hard work you will receive 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/jobs/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-in-recruitment/
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