Community Support Worker / Intervenor



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47587
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary Details
£11.18 per hour Includes outer London allowance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
2
Closing Date
07/07/2022
Sense have a fantastic opportunity for a Community Support Worker / Intervenor to join us in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Sense are offering an intervenor £11.18 per hour (Includes outer london Allowance).

Job Description

As an Intervenor you will provide support for children and adults, the individual’s families and siblings; this is through providing respite, advice and knowledge to guide them through the challenges and developments they might experience. Having an Intervenor allows families to have a break and feel safe in the knowledge that their family member is being supported in an appropriate and caring way.

Your role is to ensure these individuals experience the life they choose to. By promoting their personal and social development, encouraging independence, and supporting their communication. Within this unique post you will be working 2 hours per week supporting on a 1:1 basis. The individual would like support to access the community – they enjoy swimming and being active. You will also support them with engaging and participating in different sensory activities in their home. Such as communication skills using, clear speech, signs and pictures.

Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding and valuable job role, where you can receive great training and development, a supportive work environment?

You do not need any existing experience as Full specialised training will be provided!

Further Hertfordshire Community Roles Available:

  • Buntingfrod - 4hrs per week 2x2 hrs sessions after school 
  • Hatfield – 4hrs per week 
  • Welwyn Garden City - 6 hrs per week (4hrs weekend  and 2hrs after school) 
  • Welwyn Garden city - 4hrs per week 
  • Abbots Langley  - 2 hrs per week

Community Support Worker / Intervenor, Hemel Hempstead, Benefits:

  • Part time Hours - 2 hours per week (option to pick up further hours if wanted)
  • 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 £350
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Community Support Worker / Intervenor, Hemel Hempstead, Duties:

  • Day to day activities led by the needs and aspirations of the people / person you'll be supporting.
  • Enabling an independent lifestyle.
  • To support individuals within their homes and in the community.
  • To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
  • To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.

Community Support Worker / Intervenor, Hemel Hempstead, Desired Experiences:

  • It is essential for you to have a full UK license with the use of your own vehicle.
  • 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.
  • You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker. 
  • Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.
  • Willing and able to accompany/participate in leisure activities of the person’s choice.

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Company Description

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.