Rugby, Warwickshire
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
£8.50 per hour
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

Our teams change people’s lives – could you?

If yes, then our Children’s Community Support Worker vacancies in Warwickshire may be perfect for you!

Children’s Community Support Worker
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Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Warwickshire
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Salary: £8.50 per hour

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Children’s Community Support Worker in Warwickshire We have a number of permanent - part & full time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week.  You must be a driver with access to your own vehicle.

This is a new role to supporting an individual to access the community with their interests of computer building, retro electronics, visiting charity shops, support in the home with making lunch and snacks, support to attend home schooling sessions at local community centre and be involved in supporting a transition back to school later in the year. Hours will be between 8.30-5.30 Mon-Friday initially and then will be outside of school hours which will include evenings, weekends and school holidays.

Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career. With various development & training opportunities.

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

About you 

Experience is not necessarily required for this role as we are able to support you and provide you with excellent induction training. 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.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

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 27 August 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed


If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our 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, 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.

Posted on: 14 August 2019
Closed date: 27 August 2019
Job ref: 154219_S
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker