Lunchtime Assistant

Recruiter
SENSE 1
Location
Pinchbeck
Salary
£14,763 - £15,037 per annum (pro rata) - £7.57 - £7.71 per hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
12 Dec 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Lunchtime Assistant to work 10 hours per week at our Sense Centre in Pinchbeck. This position will require you to work 2 hours per day, Monday to Friday.

As a Lunchtime Assistant you will support the smooth running of lunch times within the centre. You will prepare lunches for individuals, ensuring that their dietary requirements are met and preparation guidelines are followed, whilst also helping colleagues and ensuring that the environment is kept clean and safe. You will also play an active part in assisting with individual’s personal care and supporting them during the lunch time period.

You’ll be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to.

About you

You'll be a supportive person who is able to communicate well with a wide range of people. You'll be willing to learn new skills such as British Sign Language which we will support you with.

Prior experience in this type of role isn't necessary as you'll receive a thorough induction and be supported to learn new skills by your manager and fellow team members.

About us

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

Sense Centre in Pinchbeck supports individuals (18+), many of whom have complex needs, learning disabilities and multi-sensory impairments, to participate in activities within the centre and the surrounding community. You can find out more about the Centre at our website.

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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Vicki Wright via 01775720826.

Please note that whilst we have set a closing date on the advert we will be interviewing throughout and encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible. If we are able to appoint to all available roles we may close this advert early.