Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45404
Sector
Disability, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care
Location
Glastonbury
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
30/06/2021
Do you thrive on supporting individuals in a range of activities?

Job Description

We are Sense, a high quality community care service, who are passionate about supporting children and young adults. 

We’re seeking to recruit great new support workers on working accross the week, contracted hours up to 37.5 hours per week, or relief / bank. We would like someone with the right values and behaviours to work in our bespoke service.

This is a fun and rewarding opportunity to provide bespoke care to individuals, in a characterful and cheerful house and garden, where we grow some of our own fruit and vegetables.

the individuals enjoy a wide range of activities that include swimming, long walks, art, drumming, trampoline, beach trips, bus/train trips, camping, holidays and the great outdoors, as well as meaningful activities at home. 

You don’t need to have previous formal care experience, nor do you need care qualifications – as long as you are flexible and imaginative, we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker, we will provide you with all the training you may require. Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

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

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you? you will get a lot of benefits when you work for Sense such as 24 days annual leave + bank holidays, Large number of discount schemes in all major retailers, Health and well-being support, Employee assistance scheme, Access to over 100 online and face to face training courses, plus many more. 

To apply 

To find out more, please click below. 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 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.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

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

About us

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. 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. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.