Female Support Worker - Waking Nights



Organisation
Sense
Reference
SYS-44778
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Birmingham
Salary Details
£9.50 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
17.5 hours per week
Closing Date
01/12/2020
Sense is currently recruiting Waking Night Support Workers to join our service in Kings Heath, Birmingham, attracting a salary of £9.50 per hour, 17.5 hours per week, Flexibility is needed as working times will include evenings and weekends.

Job Description

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.

For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application and you will be transfered to the Sense Recruitment site. 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 the Sense site 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.

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

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 isolate 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.

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

Our ‘I’ statements

I will listen to others
I will understand and respond
I will respect others
I will be honest and open
I will participate and contribute
I will take informed risk
I will find things to celebrate
No decision about me, without me

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.