Support Worker

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Louth
Salary
15600.00 GBP Annual
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Expires
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world?
Our teams change people's lives - could you?
If yes, then our Support Worker job vacancies in Louth may be perfect for you!


We have various great opportunities for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker at our accommodation services in Louth. We have a number of flexible permanent part time roles and shift patterns available.

Support Worker
Reference number: 42119
Hours: Various part time and casual hours available
Location: Louth, Lincolnshire
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP15,600 or GBP16,087 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience)

About the role


As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local caf??.

Sense also supports people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities - from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.

Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.

Some of our roles, but not all, require you to have a full UK driving licence - many of our opportunities do not require you to drive so please don't let this put you off from applying.

We also have casual (bank) opportunities in Louth attracting an hourly rate of GBP7.50.

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

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.

About you

Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people's lives.

If you do have experience that's great! We also have 'Experienced Support Worker' opportunities in this location where we are looking people who have substantial recent experience of being a Support Worker or similar. The Experienced Support Worker role has an hourly rate of GBP8.25 per hour.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and can include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of our services.

Closing date: Thursday 24 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.


If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

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 agencies please.