Children's One to one Support - Intervenor - Daytime shifts

Reference number: 48023

Title: Children's One to one Support - Intervenor - Daytime shifts

Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol

Salary: £10.79 per hour

Hours: 4 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 24 August 2022

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Could you be a Children's One to One Support / Intervenor at Sense?

Sense has a fantastic opportunity available, for a Children's One to one support Intervenor in Bradley Stoke, Bristol. This is a permanent role, working 4 hours per week, usually on a Saturday 10.00am - 14.00pm however on occasions this may vary. Sense can offer a Childrens One to one support Intervenor £10.79 per hour. You will support a 9 year old with Norrie Disease to access the community. Whilst working alongside another intervenor your support will start from home. 

We are looking for people to join our team of adaptable and motivated staff. With great communication skills, with the want to help make a difference to the lives of the people we support. This role is to support children of varying medical and communication needs, a job share arrangement or changes to the hours could therefore be considered in order to meet the needs of the people we support and the successful candidate. Part time hours are available in term time with additional hours offered in school holidays and as relief. 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, 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.

What is an Intervenor? - An intervenor provides one-to-one support to children and young adults who have been born with sight and hearing impairments (congenital deafblindness), often with additional needs. As a One to One support intervenor you will support the individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. Promoting the indiciduals personal and social development, encouraging independence and support their communication.

 

Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding and valuable job role, where you can receive great training and development, a supportive work environment?

You do not need any existing experience as Full training will be provided!

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you..

 

Childrens One to one support Intervenor, Bradley Stoke Bristol, Benefits:

  • Daytime shifts 
  • 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) 
  • Full 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 £350
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

 

Childrens One to one support Intervenor, Bradley Stoke Bristol, Duties:

  • To support individuals / groups within the home, 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.

 

Childrens One to one support Intervenor, Bradley Stoke Bristol, Desired Experience:

  • You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we will provide you with a bespoke training package to enable you to become an excellent Intervenor. 
  • Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.
  • Full person specification is attached below.

 

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.

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/about-us/equality-and-diversity/

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