?Could you be a Sense Support Worker?
It's an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we now have an opportunity for a Support Worker to join our service in King's Norton, Birmingham.
This is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week.
You will join our fantastic team here at King's Norton. we have a diverse home with an excellent ambiance, which offers a lovely warm and caring atmosphere.
As a Support Worker, you will participate in a wide range of activities which suit the needs of our residents and we always ensure that our service remains person-centered. we are have been awarded a good rating by the CQC , but we strive to achieve outstanding can you help us achieve this?
We have created strong relationships with the people we support and their families. We participate in a wide range of activities which suite the needs of our residents and support holidays. We continually work to ensure our home remains person centred and maintains high standards
The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they all treated as such. However, as a general guide, you may support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing.
Does this sound right for you?
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 including the care certificate.
On-going development opportunities
Flexible working and family friendly policies
Employee referral scheme
Health and well-being support
Your duties can include:
To support individuals / groups within the centre and community.
To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.
Your required skills and experiences:
You require a full manual UK license and must be willing to drive.
Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is beneficial ( BSL / Makaton etc.)
You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker.
Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.