Female Support Worker
Are you caring and creative?
Could you inspire someone who has complex communication needs grow and develop?
Our teams change people’s lives - could you?
If yes, then our Female Support Worker vacancies in Seaton, Devon may be perfect for you!
We have various exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team of Support Workers in Seaton, Devon.
Female Support Worker *
Reference number: 41836
Hours: Full time and various part time hours available
Location: Seaton, Devon
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £14,080 - £16,401 per annum pro rata (£7.22 - £8.41 per hour)
Sense salary points: 11 - 14 & 15 - 18
About the role
We have opportunities to work 37.5 hours per week (full time) and various part time hours. These opportunities will be based on permanent contracts.
As a Support Worker you will support people to live more independent lives in their home and local community. This may include assisting with people’s personal care, their dietary requirements, shopping and social activities.
We are looking for caring people who have the empathy and patience to positively focus on the people we support.
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.
If you do have experience that’s great! We also have 'Experienced Support Worker’ opportunities in this location where we are looking people who have recent experience of providing practical support (including personal care) with vulnerable people in a home, community or education setting and to have also gained a Level 2 Diploma in health and social care or equivalent experience. The Experienced Support Worker role has an annual salary of up to £16,401 (£8.41 per hour).
Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and can include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
*For genuine occupational reasons 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.
About you and what we offer
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.
Closing date: Tuesday 28 March 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 Now' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.
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 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, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.
No agencies please.