Casual / Bank Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45467
Sector
Children & Young People, Disability, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care
Location
Newtownabbey
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
0 - 37.5 hours per week (Hours to suit you)
Closing Date
22/06/2021
Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone’s life?

Job Description

Sense is currently recruiting a Support Worker to join our service in Newtownabbey, attracting a salary of £9.22 per hour plus 50p enhancement if you cover waking nights or £40 per night for sleep in duties. This is a casual / flexi contract, Flexibility is needed as working times will include evenings and weekends.

This is an exciting opportunity within our expanding Community Services for Casual Support Workers working in our new Short Breaks Service in Newtownabbey. We are looking for someone to join our team of adaptable and motivated staff with great communication skills to help make a difference to the lives of the people we support

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. Our service supports adults with complex disabilities, including autism and mental health needs. In addition to assisting with personal care, you’ll support our residents to do the activities they enjoy; this might include sports, acting, trips to the theatre, cooking, or supporting someone to attend social events.

Key skills and experience

Previous care experience is not required for this role. It is really important that you’re adaptable and able to work on your own initiative, always putting the people we support first. We are looking for people that really embrace our values and ‘I’ statements.

Our values

Everything we do is underpinned by five core values. These values shape the way we work as we pursue our vision of a world where no one, no matter how complex their disabilities is isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on recruitment@sense.org.uk.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

Company Description

About Sense

We’re here for every person living with complex disabilities that can make it a challenge to communicate, access information and take part in life.

Our mission is to remove barriers to communication so that everyone has the opportunity to live their life to the full.