Children's Community Support Worker - Weekends & School Holidays



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46098
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Loughborough
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour/ £17,979 FTE
Contract Type
Fixed, Permanent
Hours per Week
4-9 hours per week
Closing Date
27/10/2021
Could you be a Get Out There Group Children's Community Support Worker?

Job Description

Its an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we are expanding and now have an opportunity for Community Support Workers to join us at our new Get Out There (GOT) Group at Loughborough college.  

This is a part time role, 4 hours per week on Saturday mornings and 9 hours, 3 days a week during the school holidays, on a 3 year fixed term contract there is a potential for this to become a permanent placement.

As a Children's Community Support Worker, you will work at our Get Out There group at Loughborough college. We provide support for children who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loses and learning disabilities.

Please read the attached one page profile to really understand the great work that we do and how you can become a part of it.

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training 
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Your duties can include:

  • Day to day activities led by the needs and aspirations of the people / person you'll be supporting.
  • Community Access.
  • Enabling an independent lifestyle.
  • Full job specification is attached below.

Your required skills and experiences:

  • Caring/Support Worker experience in a personal / voluntary / professional capacity.
  • Be able to adapt your communication style to meet the needs of those you are working with. Where necessary develop new skills to enable communication through sign and symbols.
  • Experience of working independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Willing and able to accompany/participate in leisure activities of the person’s choice.
  • Full person specification is attached below.

To apply

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 an application in another format, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

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.

Company Description

About Sense

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.