Sense

Specialist Support Workers - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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 Specialist Support Worker at Sense Centre Rotherham, Rawmarsh Road. We have a number of flexible, full and part time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. These roles are offered on a variety of shift patterns including weekdays, evenings and weekends.  

As a Specialist Support Worker you will work with people who have autism, dual or single sensory impairment, and / or learning disabilities. The role involves providing a person centred approach to meet communication, information and mobility needs through the development of learning plans. You will help reduce the isolation of the people we support through community involvement and a range of activities.

We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. 

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

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.

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.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is desirable for this role.

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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