Support Worker - Part time / Weekends



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46146
Sector
Disability, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care
Location
Poole, Dorset
Salary Details
£17,979 FTE / £9.22 per hour
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent
Hours per Week
From 8 hours per week
Closing Date
26/12/2021
We’re looking for unique individuals to support and enrich the lives of the people we support.

Job Description

We are Sense, a high quality care service in Poole, who are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including Deafblindness, sensory losses and learning disabilities. 

You could join us as a support worker on a full time or part time basis; With the right values and behaviours you can become an amazing Support Worker as part of our CQC 'Outstanding' service – Does this sound like you?

Together we will make the day to day the best it can possibly be for both you and the person you will support. The person you will support likes to try new things and access lots of community facilities where possible, you will need to come up with ideas and solutions to make the most out of every day.

The person you will support has their own vehicle which you will use to help access activities, so a valid UK driving licence is beneficial. For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

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. Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

- We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The person you will support is an individual and treated as such. Duties will include some support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support health and wellbeing. The working week is planned around the individual you support so will require you to work some weekends and sleep ins. 

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. Please do mention Ethical Jobseeker when applying to help to monitor our recruitment advertising.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

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.