Specialist Support Worker

Recruiter
Sense
Location
East Bilney
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team of Specialist Support Workers in Dereham. This is a permanent role where you will be working 35 hours per week. The working hours for this role are 9:15 - 4:15 pm.

Specialist Support Worker
Ref: 43158
Hours: 35 hours per week, part time
Location: Dereham
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour

About the role

As a Specialist 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 inspire individuals to reach their full potential. You will help personal care, support someone to engage with Sense activities, visiting the local cafe, all whilst having fun!

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.

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.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

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.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 March 2019
Interview date: Thursday 4 April 2019
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 the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete your application.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. 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

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