Support Worker

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£15,600 per annum (pro rata for part time) - £8.00 per hour
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
26 Jan 2018
Ref
150129_S_42404
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?
Are you confident, patient and understanding?

If yes, then our Support Worker job vacancies in Peterborough may be perfect for you!

Title: Support Worker
Reference number:
42404
Hours: Various part time roles available
Location: Peterborough
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,600 per annum (pro rata) - £8.00 per hour

About the role 
We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Peterborough. We have a number of flexible part time roles available, ranging from 7.5 up to 30 hours per week. Let us know what works for you!

We are also recruiting to a Female Waking Night Support Worker* role for 13.5 hours per week.

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 café.

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.

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.

*For genuine occupational reasons, one Waking Night role is looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

About us  
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

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.

Closing date: Tuesday 6 February 2018
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' button. You will be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application prccess.

It is recommended that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. 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. 

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