We’re looking for unique individuals to support and enrich the lives of a young individual and their wonderful family.
About the role
You will support a child with multi sensory impairment and complex needs both in the home and community. Working alongside a manager and a deputy and put into practice a plan developed by the family, therapists and Sense as part of a team around the child.
You will receive specialist intervenor training to support you to be able to communicate with this wonderful individual.
Working can be flexible, we will assess your suitability / availability and a mutual agreement will be made with you and the family. Support will be around the clock out of school hours so mainly evenings and nights, weekends and school holidays. We also have other services that you may well be suitable for, if so, we will discuss these with you too.
We’re looking for experienced support workers who want to take their practice to the next level and can bring empathy and knowledge to supporting this child in innovative ways.
It is really important that you’re adaptable and able to work on your own initiative, always putting the people we support first. We are looking for people that really embrace our values and ‘I’ statements.
• Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disability and associated needs, either in a child’s or family setting.
• Have a Valid UK driving licence.
• Willing to work towards a British Sign Language level one or Makaton qualification
• Knowledge of British Sign Language (BSL or equivalent)
• Early years/children’s qualification at level 3
• A recognised Intervenor qualification
In return you will receive:
• £10.10 per hour
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Extensive employee discount scheme
• Bespoke training and personal development
• And many, many more
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Our experts offer personalised support through our centres, holidays and short breaks, or in people’s own homes. We are here for everyone who needs us, for as long as they need us – providing early intervention for children, helping young people access education, and supporting the transition into adulthood and beyond.
In addition to practical support, we also offer information to families, and campaign for the rights of people with complex disabilities to take part in life.
If you are a candidate that requires a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment department recruitmentsense.org.uk.