Sense has a great opportunity for a passionate individual to join our team as a Children and Family Support Worker, working with families at our centre in Woodside, Bristol. This role is fully flexible we can accept applications from candidates looking for part time or full time; just let us know how many hours you are looking for.
The successful candidate will provide a professional, coordinated model of support to children and young people who are deafblind and their families. This will involve working with colleagues to offer a range of accessible events and activities, as well as family support on an individual basis.
For frequently asked questions and a day in the life account of the role please click the 'Additional Documentation' below.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
Key skills and experience
Experience of working with disabled children or young people, including those with sensory impairments, is essential. You should hold a diploma in Childcare and Education, NNEB or equivalent Level 3 qualification. A sound knowledge of safe guarding processes is also required, as well as the skills necessary to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should also have strong IT and administrative skills to support yourself in this role.
Please note that this role is titled MSI Practitioner internally.
Please use the link below to complete your application. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification before applying.
If you require any further assistance, or any of the attached documents in different formats, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 a DBS check; level dependant on the nature of the role.
Sense is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all of its work. We want to ensure that the diversity of our workforce is reflective of the people we support and the communities we serve. We encourage applications of those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds as well as women, trans and non-binary people, and those with different accessibility needs.