Female Senior Support Worker
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker in Neath. This is a part time role, working 18 hours per week in a community setting.
Title: Female Senior Support Worker (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42784
Hours: 18 hours per week, part time
Location: Neath, Wales
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £8.73 - £9.62 per hour
About the role
Senior Support Workers provided one-to-one support to a child or adult who has been born with sight and hearing impairments – known as congenital deafblindness. You will be there to enable the individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. In this role, you will be supporting a lady with congenital rubella to access the community and take part in activities such as walking, swimming, attending coffee mornings and arts and crafts, alongside supporting her at home with sensory activities.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with and providing practical support to, people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments. The successful applicant does not need to have British Sign Language Level 1, although will need to commit to work towards this qualification.
*For genuine occupational requirement we are looking to appoint female candidates only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
A full UK driving licence, including the ability to drive a manual car, is an essential requirement for this role.
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: Thursday 16 August 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 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 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, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.
No agencies please.