Specialist Support Workers - Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Peterborough
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in our services across Peterborough. We have a number of full and part time roles available, working between 7.5 and 37.5 hours per week. In addition we have part time Waking Night roles, working 13.5 and 27 hours per week.

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 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.

A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role.

We also have casual vacancies available in our services across the East of England. For more information click here.

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.

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.

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 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.

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