Community Support Worker - Driver Essential
Sense has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual with great communication skills to join our team as a Community Support Worker in Bristol. This is a flexible, part time role working approximately 15 hours per week.
Title: Community Support Worker (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42515
Hours: 15 hours per week (part time)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,600 per annum (pro rata) - £8.00 per hour
About the role
We are looking for someone to join our team of adaptable and motivated staff with great communication skills to help make a difference to the lives of the people we support. The main purpose of this role is to support people with complex communication needs to be as involved as possible in every part of their day to day lives, so that they can be full and active members of society.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
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 may include evenings and weekends; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
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 17 April 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 our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.
We would recommend 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.