Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45470
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Kingstanding
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 Hours Per Week
Closing Date
22/06/2021
Its an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we are expanding and now have an opportunity for a support worker to join our service located in the Kingstanding, Birmingham.

Job Description

Could you be a Sense Support Worker?

Its an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we are expanding and now have an opportunity for a support worker to join our service located in the Kingstanding, Birmingham.  

This is a full time permanent post working 37.5 hours per week. You will be based out our service in Kingstanding. Where we support adults who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loses and learning disabilities. 

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:

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

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. 

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

Join Sense and you will be inspired by our cause and the people you meet. You’ll feel included and valued. Challenged and supported. You will be doing something that really matters - making a difference to people’s lives.