Community Support Worker - Day Time shifts

Reference number: 48024

Title: Community Support Worker - Day Time shifts

Location: Bristol and Pucklechurch

Salary: £9.79 per hour

Hours: 4 hours on a Saturday

Closing date: Wednesday 24 August 2022

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Could you be a Sense Community Support Worker?

Here at Sense, we now have an opportunity within our expanding Community Services for a Community Support Worker in Bristol and Pucklechurch. This is a permanent role working one day a week for 4 hours. Sense can offer a community support worker £9.79 per hour

As a Community Support Worker, you will be supporting an individual and thier young child. The individual uses a wheelchair, so typical support would be to help with some cleaning around the house, as well as enabling them to get out into the community with their young child. You must be happy to be hands on with the baby. The family live in Pucklechurch. Support will be on a Saturday for 4 hours. There may be scope for increasing working hours if desired. The main purpose of your job is to support people to be as involved as possible in every part of their day to day lives so that they can be full and active members of society.

Support in the Bristol community services will involve working with people of various ages with complex communication needs. You will be community based and work with the same individuals each week. The successful candidate will also be paid for the mileage and travel time inbetween people supported. We are looking for someone to join our team of adaptable and motivated staff with great communication skills to help make a difference to the lives of the people we support. 

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!

 

Does this sound right for you?

 

Community Support Worker, Pucklechurch, Benefits:

  • Paid Mileage and travel time 
  • 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 

 

Community Support Worker, Pucklechurch, Duties:

  • 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.

 

Community Support Worker, Pucklechurch, Desire Experience:

  • It is desireable for you to have a full UK license with the use of 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.

 

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/

 Healthcare – Social care – Support work – Children – Adults – Disabilities – Nursing – medical – Communicator – BSL - multi sensory impairments -  learning difficulties – community – part time – full time – care assistant

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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