Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46069
Sector
Health, Medicine & Well Being
Location
Leeds
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week
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 Leeds

Job Description

his is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week. 

You will be supporting 3 individuals in our residential service in Leeds. 

We are always striving to improve our service. So we work as a team and make every effort to ensure we use everyone’s skills, knowledge and expertise to make the service the best it can be. Our aim is that all the individuals we support have a full and varied life at home and in the community. We encourage independence, choice and development of life skills.  

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they are 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 holiday entitlement; 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
Pension Scheme
Discount scheme 

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.
Full job specification is attached below.

Your required skills and experiences:

You require a full manual UK licence 
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.
Full person specification is attached below.

Company Description

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.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.