Female Community Support Worker
- 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
- For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
- You require a full UK license and must be willing/able to drive your own vehicle.
- 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: 47863
Title: Female Community Support Worker
Salary: £9.75 per hour
Hours: 5 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 7 August 2022
Interview date: As suitable applications are received
Contract type: Permanent
Could you be a Sense Community Support Worker?
It's an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, and our Get Out There (GOT) Groups are getting expanding! We are currently recruiting for a Community Support Worker to join our Get Out There Group in Rugby.
This is a permanent part time role, working 5 hours per week. The shift pattern will vary throughout the week and there any be an opportunity to increase hours in the holidays.
As a GOT Group Support Worker you will be supporting a young individual who has ADHD, Autism and Sensory processing disorder.
You will be supporting the individual with their social programme of activities and the young person enjoys going swimming and taking part in other activities in the community. You will be required to work in the family home and possibly go swimming with the family.
Does this sound right for you?
Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:
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.
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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.
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