Support Worker- Part Time/Full Time Available (Driver Required)



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47410
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Kettering
Salary Details
£10.00 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
05/06/2022
We have an exciting opportunity at Sense for a Support Worker to join our friendly well-established team in Kettering.This is a permanent role, with contracts available up to 37.5 hours per week.

Job Description

This is the perfect role for a support worker wanting day time hours Monday - Friday, and you will be expected to work alternate weekends. 

At our Residential home we support 6 individuals with dual sensory impairments.

As a Support Worker, will be expected to complete personal care as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing both within their own home and in the local community. You must hold a full UK license and must be willing / able to drive our vehicle.

The Town Centre is a 20-minute walk/ 5 minutes drive away as well many different attractions nearby. The inidividuals enjoy going for picnics in the park, shopping, go to the cinemas, visiting the library, museum and an art gallery. We also have a large garden in our home which is accessible to all individuals.

We value ourselves on delivering a high-quality person-centred service and we are looking for applicants that are able to share those values, are enthusiastic and able to work on their own initiative.

There will be an opportunities to develop and use a range of communication methods. 

The shift patterns at this service are as follows: 7:00am-4:00pm and 4:00pm-10:00pm.

Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding and valuable job role, where you can receive great training and development, a supportive work environment, generous leave arrangements and employee benefits and access to a pension scheme?

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!

Does this sound right for you?

Working at our Kettering Service gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • Staff receive regular supervision to support them in their role, together with an annual performance appraisal
  • Qualification and previous experience is not needed to join our staff team
  • Sense provides an in-depth training package and we are happy to work alongside and support you in gaining a rewarding and valuable job role
  • 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 required skills and experiences:

  • You must hold a full manual UK license and must be willing / able to drive our vehicle.
  • 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 desirable.

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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.