Support Worker - fixed term



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45407
Sector
Social Care
Location
Solihull
Salary Details
£9.22 per hour plus benefits
Contract Type
Fixed, Permanent
Hours per Week
5 hours per week
Closing Date
30/06/2021
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 us in Solihull.

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 us in Solihull.  

This is a part time role, working 5 hours per week on a fixed term contract until the end of September. There is a potential for a permanent post at the end of the contract. You will be supporting an individual in their home who has a range of complex needs, including sensory loses and learning disabilities. You also have the option to work across our other services in the Midlands.

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).
Caring/Support Worker experience in a personal / voluntary / professional capacity.
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 valid UK driving licence with use of your own vehicle

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.

https://jobs.sense.org.uk/vacancies/6407/EJS/support_worker_fixed_term/

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

About Sense

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.

Working 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.

Apply
Log In and Apply

Please fill in the form, upload your CV to complete your application. You will also register during this process to enable you to log in track you application and setup Job Alerts.


Terms of Use/Notifications

By submitting this form you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Statement?

Receive updates & notifications from Ethical Jobseeker