Sense

Specialist Support Workers - South Birmingham - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
09 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in our services throughout the South of Birmingham. We have a number of full and part time roles available, detailed below.

We are looking to recruit people to be based in one of the following areas: 

  • Kings Heath - One part time role, 15 hours per week.
  • Edgbaston - One full time role, 37.5 hours per week.
  • Selly Oak - Two part time roles, 22.5 hours per week.

As a Specialist 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 café.

You can find out more about working at Sense as a Support Worker, and see why our current team love their roles by clicking here

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.

A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role.

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

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.

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.

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