Female Senior Support Worker (Intervenor)
We are looking for a Senior Support Worker Intervenor, to join our motivated team and help make a difference to people live in Exeter. You will be working 37.5 hours per week on a fixed term contract until October 2018.
Title: Female Senior Support Worker (Intervenor)*
Reference number: 42088
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)
Contract type: Temporary
Salary: £17,018 - £18,755 per annum (£8.73 - £9.62 per hour)
About the role
As an Intervenor (Senior Support Worker) you will be to enable the individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. You will promote their social and personal development, encouraging their independent skills and facilitating their communication. This support may be provided in someone’s home, their local community or work setting and personal care may be required.
This is a varied and rewarding role; the day-to-day work of an Intervenor is dependent on the needs of the individual, the nature of the sensory impairment and the ways they wish to communicate.
You will have achieved, or be willing to work toward, a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) In addition, you will BSL level one qualified or possess native sign language skills; It would be fantastic if you had your level two. You will have had experience of working with and providing practical support to, people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
*For genuine occupational reason we are looking to appoint a female only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
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.
Closing date: Tuesday 1 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be confirmed
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. 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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.