Support Worker - Residential Service - Fulltime



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47400
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Trowbridge
Salary Details
£9.75 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
06/06/2022
Sense have a fantastic opportunity for a Support Worker to join our assisted living service in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. This is a permanent position working full time hours of 37.5 hours per week.

Job Description

We are located in the beautiful historic market town of Trowbridge where there is some incredible countryside with the River Biss running through the west of the county. Just 8 miles southeast of Bath there are transport links to Bath, Bristol and good links to London! We do require a driver for this role to ensure the people we support can get out and about within the community and enjoy what we have around us here. 

As a supporter you will be supporting 3 individuals within their shared home in a quiet cul-de-sac, with easy access to the local town and amenities. We are a small but committed team, who support the people who live in their homes to have fulfilling lives. The homely atmosphere created within the house is regularly commented on by people that visit, we are very proud of this, making the Trowbridge service a fanatstic place to both work and live. We are looking for a support worker who is reliability, flexibility, with a happy disposition and a willingness to provide a high standard of support for the people that call the service their 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. 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. You have the opportunity to express your own creativity through the different activities that you will support our individuals to do or the suggestions you might make to better one of the individuals lives.

Does this sound right for you?

Then we would love to hear from you!

Sense Support Worker, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Benefits:

  • Fulltime permanent position 
  • No Experience required - Full specialised training provided
  • Beautiful work environment
  • 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 £350
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Sense Support Worker, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Duties:

  • To support individuals within the service 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.

Sense Support Worker, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Desired experiences:

  • You require a full manual UK license and must be willing/able to drive.
  • Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is beneficial ( BSL / Makaton etc.)
  • 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 beneficial.

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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.