Female Support Worker
About the role
We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team of Support Workers. These hours are offered on a fixed term for a minimum of 6 months. There may be potential for this role to be extended. There are up to 35 hours available, and we can be really flexible as to whether one or more people share this role.
As a Support Worker at a Sense College, you will support and enable individuals to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to achieve their goals and overcome challenges.
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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.
*For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
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.
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.
If you would like more information on the role please contact Jenny Wheatcroft on Jenny.Wheatcroft@sense.org.uk
Interview date: Monday 26 March 2018