Relief Support Worker - Sense College

Reference number: 48121

Title: Relief Support Worker - Sense College

Location: Streatley, Luton

Salary: £9.75 per hour

Hours: Various, depending on availability

Closing date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Casual

Job advert:


We’re looking for unique individuals to support and enrich the lives of the people we support.

We are Sense, a high quality care service in Streatley, Luton who are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including sensory losses and learning disabilities. 

We’re seeking to recruit some great new support workers to join our relief team covering a variety of shifts and hours.  We are looking for people with the right values and behaviours to work in our Sense College at Sense Centre in Streatley – could this be you?

You will make the day to day the best it can possibly be for both you and the people you will support. The people you support are active and adventurous individuals, you will need to come up with ideas and solutions to make the most out of every day.

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. Above all we want someone that shares in our values.

Do you share our values? If so, read on…

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, once restrictions are lifted you can expect to go cycling, horse riding, music sessions, hydro, walking, events, safari parks, places of interest, café’s, public houses, meals out, picnics, day trips and holidays etc

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

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/

 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)