Support Worker (Children and Family) - Driver Esse...

13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker (Children and Family) in Warwickshire; we have a number of flexible permanent part time roles available. Title: Support Worker (Children and Family) (Driver Essential) Reference Number: 42205 Hours: 4 hours per week Location: Warwickshire Contract type: Permanent Salary: GBP15,600 per annum (pro rata) - GBP8.00 per hour About the role We are looking for people who are available after school hours or at weekends and during the school holidays. As a Children and Family Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose, making it as fun as possible. You will support in helping young people express themselves and live as independently as possible. 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. The activities aim to push the young person to develop both their skills as well as their aspirations. Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles. About us Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives. 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. 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. 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. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. Closing date: Thursday 5 October 2017 Interview date: Thursday 12 October 2017 To start: To be confirmed TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' 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.