Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£8.50 per hour
Permanent, Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description


Sense Centre Coleridge Road is growing – we want you to be part of it!

Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Rotherham. We have a number of full and part time roles available attracting a salary of £8.50 per hour.

We can be flexible with the hours that we offer so let us know what works for you.

Title: Support Workers
Reference number:
Hours: Various Full Time, Part Time and Casual Roles Available
Location: Rotherham
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Salary: £8.50 per hour

About the role 
As a Support Worker you will work with people who have autism, dual or single sensory impairment, and/or learning disabilities. The role involves providing a person centred approach to meet communication, information and mobility needs through the development of learning plans to reduce the isolation of people through community involvement and support in a range of activities.

Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible. You will help with personal care as well as supporting people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities – from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.

We also have casual (bank) opportunities attracting an hourly rate of £8.21.

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. It would be advantageous if you have experience working with people who have a sensory impairment, autism or learning disability.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

Our ideal candidate will have a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle, however this is not essential.

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: Thursday 1 August 2019
Interview date: Friday 9 August 2019
To start: To be discussed at interview


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: 15 July 2019
Closed date: 01 August 2019
Job ref: 153987_S
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker