Casual Support Worker - Driver Essential

Bristol (City Centre)
£7.50 per hour
16 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you caring and creative? Our teams change people’s lives - could you? If yes, then our Support Worker job vacancies in Bristol, Wiltshire and Somerset may be perfect for you! Title: Casual Support Worker (Driver Essential) Reference number: 42297 Hours: Casual (Bank) Location: Bristol, Wiltshire and Somerset Contract type: Casual Salary: £7.50 per hour About the role  We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Bristol, Wiltshire and Somerset. These opportunities are offered on a casual basis, within a community setting. (We also have the opportunity to work as a Senior Support Worker in this area, more information is available on our website). Our casual arrangements are very flexible and can fit around your life. We are looking for people with a wide range of availability and have shifts available in the days, nights, evenings and weekends. As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. Sense also supports people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities - from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing. Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. About us  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 as a Support Worker 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.  About you  Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and can include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of our services. Closing date: Sunday 26 November 2017 Interview date: To be confirmed To start: To be discussed at interview  TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button. You will be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website. 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.