Support Worker - Waking nights



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45412
Sector
Disability, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Social Care
Location
Exeter
Salary Details
£19,900 Per Annum FTE
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
35 hours per week
Closing Date
30/06/2021
Are you able to support some wonderful individuals?

Job Description

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

We’re seeking to recruit a great new waking night support worker on a full time or part time basis working up to 35 hours per week; someone with the right values and behaviours to work in our bespoke service.

You will make each day be the best it can possibly be by creating activities suited to the individuals you will support. You’ll be adaptive and able to come with ideas and solutions quickly.

You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need care qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker, we will provide you with all the training you may require. 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 people we support are individuals and they all treated as such. However, as a general guide, duties may 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 their health and wellbeing.

To apply

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please click below. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on recruitment@sense.org.uk.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

Company Description

About us

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. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker 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.