Support Worker- Full time



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47658
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Stevenage
Salary Details
£9.75 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
17/07/2022
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Support Worker to join our professional team at our purpose built residential service in Stevenage.

Job Description

This is a Permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week. We are offering Support Workers £9.75 an hour/ £19,013 per annum.

As a Support Worker, you will be supporting the individuals in all aspects of daily living activities according to their care support plans.

Some of the activities you will be supporting with are assisting the individuals when going out of the home for shopping, attending hospital appointments and holidays in the UK and abroad. 

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. 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.

The duties are varied and no two nights will be the same. The people we support at our service 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 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.

Your required skills and experiences:

  • A full UK driving license and the willingness to drive is desirable.
  • Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is desirable but not essential ( BSL / Makaton etc.)
  • Experience of working with individuals with challenging behaviour in a professional/ personal environment is desirable.
  • You must have basic Numeracy and Literacy skills and be IT literate.

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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.