Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47382
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Edgbaston
Salary Details
£19,013 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
29/05/2022
It's an exciting time as Sense now has an opportunity for a Support Worker to join our residential service in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Job Description

This is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week. As a Support Worker in Edgbaston you will receive £19,013 per annum.

This is a residential servicewhere we support 5 individuals who are deafblind and have complex needs aged 18-65.

As a support worker, you will be supporting the individuals by taking part in a variety of different activities and personal care. The activities can include going out to the parks, cycling and other social events.

You will be required to have a manual UK license to support with activities outside of the home.

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. 

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
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Your duties can include:

  • To support individuals / groups within the home, 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/able to drive.
  • 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. 

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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.