Senior Support Worker (Intervenor)

7 days left

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Plymouth, Devon
Salary
£8.33 per hour
Posted
07 Jun 2018
Closes
01 Jul 2018
Ref
150895_S_42657
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Intervenor) in Plymouth working 6 hours per week within a Community setting.

Senior Support Worker (Intervenor)
Hours: 6 hours per week
Location: Plymouth
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £8.33 per hour

About the role


As an Intervenor (Senior Support Worker) you will be to enable the individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. This will be done by promoting the person’s social and personal development, encouraging their independent skills and facilitating their communication.

An Intervenor provides one-to-one support to a child or adult who has been born with sight and hearing impairments - known as congenital deafblindness. The day-to-day role of an Intervenor varies dependant on the needs of the individual, the nature of the sensory impairment and the ways they wish to communicate. Support may be provided in someone’s home, their local community or work setting and personal care may be required.

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

About you

The ideal candidate will have achieved, or be willing to work toward, a Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and also BSL level one or possess native sign language skills. You will have had experience of working with and providing practical support to, people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments.

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.

Closing date: Sunday 1 July 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 Now' button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the Job Description and complete the application process.


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 more information is available 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.

No agencies please.