Support Worker

Recruiter
Sense
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
13 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

About the role

We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker within our Barnet residential services. In this service we support adults over the age of eighteen who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loss and learning disabilities. We currently have various flexible full time and part time roles available.

At Barnet residential services you will be supporting the people who live here to participate in a full and active life at home and in the local community. This will include things such as laundry, shopping, swimming, gardening, cooking, music and art activities amongst other things. You will also provide varying levels of support with personal care tasks.

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 is desirable but not an essential requirement for this role.

We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £9.08

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

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. We are looking for caring people who have the empathy and patience to positively focus on the people we support.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

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. 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.

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.