Female Support Worker
Are you caring and creative?
Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?
If yes, then our Female Support Worker job vacancy in Seaton, Devon may be perfect for you!
Title: Female Support Worker*
Reference number: 41960
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Seaton, Devon
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,600 or £16,087 per annum (dependent on experience)
About the role
We have a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Female Support Worker in Seaton, Devon. We have the opportunity to work 37.5 hours per week (full time) on a permanent basis.
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.
*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.
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.
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 substantial recent experience of being a Support Worker or similar. The Experienced Support Worker role has a rate of £8.25 per hour.
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.
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: Monday 5 June 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.