We are currently recruiting for confident & vibrant Relief (Bank) Support Workers in Stevenage. For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense are 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. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment.
As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life that they choose; make choices, express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your person centred support and encouragement will assist the individuals to run their own home and access the local and wider community. You will be supporting with all aspects of life, including education, employment, social opportunities and life skills, while working towards agreed outcomes. You will aid the individuals to become active citizens of their community, to build relationships and friendships and help reduce isolation.
In return for your hard work you will receive:
Paid induction training
On-going development & training opportunities
Health & wellbeing support
Flexible working & family friendly policies
Experience is not required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives.
Working times do vary and will include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins & waking nights - Just let us know when you are available & we will accommodate.
No agencies please.
Please use the link below to complete your application and you will be redirected 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 advert) before applying.
If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the Recruitment department firstname.lastname@example.org
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.