Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
44662
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Barnet
Salary Details
£10.58 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
30/11/2020
Could you create a variety of Social activities and education based sessions? We are looking for Support Workers to join our TouchBase South East Centre, this is a permanent contract working up to 37.5 hours per week with an hourly rate of £10.58.

Job Description

Could you create a variety of Social activities and education based sessions?

We are looking for Support Workers to join our TouchBase South East Centre, this is a permanent contract working up to 37.5 hours per week with an hourly rate of £10.58 inclusive of London Weighting.

About the role…

As a Support Worker you will be based at our Touch Base South East Centre, a purpose built centre which is the base for a huge variety of social activities and education based sessions, it is located within the heart of the local community and is a short walk from our allotment plot and the local high street.

Sessions are tailor-made to suit individual or group needs accross the whole week, Monday - Sunday. This means that members of our team could be supporting somebody out on a day trip one day and in the hydrotherapy pool the next. Other activities on offer to the people we support in Barnet include IT, basic literacy and numeracy, gardening, cooking, music activities, communication practice, work placements in local businesses, art activities, sensory environments and to access facilities in the local community. You will also provide varying levels of support with personal care tasks.

Key skills and experience

Previous formal care experience is not required for this role. However, 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. an additional document is attached with the attributes we are looking for.

Company Description

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.

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 isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

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

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. 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 this 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 recruitmentsense.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.