Sense

Sense London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
Sense is looking for a Policy and Campaigns Advisor to join our highly successful Policy and Campaigns team. The Policy and Campaigns Advisor will lead our policy work related to Health and Social Care. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week at our head office in King's Cross, London. Title: Policy and Campaigns Advisor (Health and Social Care) Reference number: 42775 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: King's Cross, London Contract type: Permanent Salary: £33,745 per annum (Inc. London allowance) About the role The Government is bringing forward proposals to reform the social care system and develop a 10-year plan for the future of the NHS. We are seeking a passionate and highly effective influencer to ensure that decision makers recognise and respond to the needs of people with complex disabilities at this critical time. Now is also a pivotal time for Sense, as we seek to achieve our ambitious plan to become the leading charity supporting people with complex disabilities, and to transform more lives than ever before. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of actively influencing the public policy agenda and are passionate about achieving change for disabled people and their families. The successful candidate must have the ability to understand and analyse complex policy developments related to health and social care, and identify opportunities to influence. You must be an excellent communicator and be capable of building positive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, policy makers and opinion formers. 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 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: Monday 20 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 Now' 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.
Sense Rotherham, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in our services in Rotherham. We have a number of full and part time positions available working up to 37.5 hours per week. Title: Specialist Support Workers Reference number: 42793 Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: Rotherham Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role These opportunities are based in our two Sense Centres in Rotherham. You can read more about our centres on our website. As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, assisting them to access activities, engage with the community or visit a local café. 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. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you Whilst experience is not a requirement for this role, knowledge of working with people who have a sensory impairment, autism or a learning disability is an advantage, as is a driving licence and use of your own car. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and may evenings and weekends; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. 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. 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: Sunday 2 September 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed To start: To be discussed at interview TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply 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, 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.
Sense Midlands Province, Zimbabwe
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker at our new supported living service in Holbeach, Lincolnshire. We have a number of flexible, full and part time roles working up to 37.5 hours per week, with both day and night shift patterns available. Title: Specialist Support Workers Reference number: 42795 Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: Holbeach, Lincolnshire Contract type: Permanent Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role As a Specialist Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and empower them to live as independently as possible in their own home and local community. This will include assisting with people's personal care, their dietary requirements, shopping and social activities. 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. We are also particularly interested in candidates with BSL skills, though this is not essential. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance. Initially, whilst the service is being set up, we may require you to work at other Sense services within a reasonable distance. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role. 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. 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: Monday 10 September 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed To start: To be discussed at interview TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the Apply button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack 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.
Sense London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
We are looking for an Executive Assistant to provide professional administrative support to the Director of Sense International and the Sense Director of Supporter Engagement. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our head office in London, on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months. Title: Executive Assistant Ref: 42795 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: King's Cross, London Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: Circa £29,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance) About the role Responsibilities for this role include diary support, co-ordinating and minuting meetings, arranging travel and accommodation, both in the UK and internationally, preparing papers for meetings, financial and governance support, assisting the international team with systems and processes and communicating effectively with a range of external stakeholders. About you The ideal candidate for this role will have substantial experience supporting executive level Directors, preferably in the not-for-profit sector, with international responsibilities. A strong team player with the ability to work flexibly, you will have excellent attention to detail, great people skills and a high proficiency in using the full Microsoft Office suite. This is a rewarding, busy and involved role, which offers a great opportunity to consolidate experience, work with interesting people around the world and develop new skills. An understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities would be ideal. 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 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: Monday 27 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 apply and find out more about this position, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website to download the application form/information pack and other relevant documents. 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.
Sense London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
We are looking for an Executive Assistant to provide professional administrative support to the Director of Sense International and the Sense Director of Supporter Engagement. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our head office in London, on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months. Title: Executive Assistant Ref: 42795 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: King's Cross, London Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: Circa £29,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance) About the role Responsibilities for this role include diary support, co-ordinating and minuting meetings, arranging travel and accommodation, both in the UK and internationally, preparing papers for meetings, financial and governance support, assisting the international team with systems and processes and communicating effectively with a range of external stakeholders. About you The ideal candidate for this role will have substantial experience supporting executive level Directors, preferably in the not-for-profit sector, with international responsibilities. A strong team player with the ability to work flexibly, you will have excellent attention to detail, great people skills and a high proficiency in using the full Microsoft Office suite. This is a rewarding, busy and involved role, which offers a great opportunity to consolidate experience, work with interesting people around the world and develop new skills. An understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities would be ideal. 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 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: Monday 27 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 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.
Sense Rotherham, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in our services in Rotherham. We have a number of full and part time positions available working up to 37.5 hours per week . These opportunities are based in our two Sense Centres in Rotherham. You can read more about our centres by clicking here or select the 'additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based. As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, assisting them to access activities, engage with the community or visit a local café. 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. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you Whilst experience is not a requirement for this role, knowledge of working with people who have a sensory impairment, autism or a learning disability is an advantage, as is a driving licence and use of your own car. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and may evenings and weekends; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. 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. 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. If you would like more information on the role, please contact Joe Clayton via , or Angham Ahmed via . No agencies please.
Sense West Midlands, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) in Coventry. This is a part time role working 6 to 12 hours per week in a community setting. Communicator Guides offer support to people who have developed sight and hearing impairments, often as they get older; you will support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You'll be there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual - to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely. The support you provide may be in someone's home, their local community or work setting. You will provide practical help and communication support to people with acquired deafblindness - such as helping with shopping, dealing with mail, accessing social and leisure activities - to enable people with sensory loss to continue to live as independently as possible and decrease isolation. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working with vulnerable people, and ideally have experience of working with people with a sensory impairment. A willingness to develop your skills in all communication methods is an essential part of this role. You will need to be able to creatively solve problems that may arise using a person-centred approach and ideally have experience of using person-centred planning tools. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and friendly with a commitment to ensuring the individual you work with get the best out of their lives. The ideal candidate will hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. You must also hold a level two or communicate to an equivalent standard in British Sign Language. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. About Sense 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Emma Worton via
Sense London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
About the role We are looking for an Executive Assistant to provide professional administrative support to the Director of Sense International and the Sense Director of Supporter Engagement. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our head office in London, on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months. Responsibilities for this role include diary support, co-ordinating and minuting meetings, arranging travel and accommodation, both in the UK and internationally, preparing papers for meetings, financial and governance support, assisting the international team with systems and processes and communicating effectively with a range of external stakeholders. About you The ideal candidate for this role will have substantial experience supporting executive level Directors, preferably in the not-for-profit sector, with international responsibilities. A strong team player with the ability to work flexibly, you will have excellent attention to detail, great people skills and a high proficiency in using the full Microsoft Office suite. This is a rewarding, busy and involved role, which offers a great opportunity to consolidate experience, work with interesting people around the world and develop new skills. An understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities would be ideal. 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 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact, Kate Barnett via No agencies please. To apply Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) 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 please contact the HR department on or textphone . 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.
Sense Leominster HR6, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) in Leominster, Herefordshire. This is a part time position, working 6 hours per week in a community setting. Communicator Guides offer support to people who have developed sight and hearing impairments, often as they get older; you will support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You'll be there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual - to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely. The support you provide may be in someone's home, their local community or work setting. You will provide practical help and communication support to people with acquired deafblindness - such as helping with shopping, dealing with mail, accessing social and leisure activities - to enable people with sensory loss to continue to live as independently as possible and decrease isolation. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working with vulnerable people, and ideally have experience of working with people with a sensory impairment. A willingness to develop your skills in all communication methods is an essential part of this role. You will need to be able to creatively solve problems that may arise using a person-centred approach and ideally have experience of using person-centred planning tools. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and friendly with a commitment to ensuring the individual you work with get the best out of their lives. The ideal candidate will hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. About Sense 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Emma Worton, No agencies please.
Sense Derby, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 15 hours per week in Derby. We are looking for a capable, reliable person to help lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of volunteers, assisting the manager in running the shop and acting as Shop Manager in their absence. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments. About You The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You'll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same. You'll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers. Previous experience of working in a retail environment is desirable. This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here Working 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Crispin On, No agencies please.
Sense Midlands Province, Zimbabwe
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Sense are currently looking for a reliable, motivated, well organised Deputy Manager to join our management team in our new Supported Living service in Holbeach, Lincolnshire. This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week. Title: Deputy Care Manager (Driver Essential) Reference number: 42796 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Holbeach, Lincolnshire Contract type: Permanent Salary: £19,498 - £20,776 per annum About the role We support individuals who have complex communication needs, including sensory loss and learning difficulties. As front line Deputy Manager you will support the Manager on a day to day basis ensuring that all flats are adequately staffed to meet Individuals needs and to maintain a high quality service. We are particularly keen to hear from people with good leadership skills, supervising and mentoring. We require a Deputy Manager who is experienced in ensuring compliance with CQC standards. About you The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities. It is essential that you demonstrate a willingness to participate in training and development, including working towards BSL level one and a Health and Social Care qualification. You will be required to have good communication skills, work on your own initiative, and have patience and understanding. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. 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 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: Monday 10 September 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. 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.
Sense London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Contract
We are looking for an Executive Assistant to provide professional administrative support to the Director of Sense International and the Sense Director of Supporter Engagement. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our head office in London, on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months. Title: Executive Assistant Ref: 42795 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: King's Cross, London Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: Circa £29,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance) About the role Responsibilities for this role include diary support, co-ordinating and minuting meetings, arranging travel and accommodation, both in the UK and internationally, preparing papers for meetings, financial and governance support, assisting the international team with systems and processes and communicating effectively with a range of external stakeholders. About you The ideal candidate for this role will have substantial experience supporting executive level Directors, preferably in the not-for-profit sector, with international responsibilities. A strong team player with the ability to work flexibly, you will have excellent attention to detail, great people skills and a high proficiency in using the full Microsoft Office suite. This is a rewarding, busy and involved role, which offers a great opportunity to consolidate experience, work with interesting people around the world and develop new skills. An understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities would be ideal. 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 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: Monday 27 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 our website where you can download the information pack 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.
Sense Seaton, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in Seaton, Devon. We have a number of flexible, full and part time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. Specialist Support Workers Hours: Full time, and various part time hours available Location: Seaton, Devon Contract type: Permanent Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role As a Specialist Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. 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. 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. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. 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. 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 4 September 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 our website where you can download the information pack 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.
Sense 4 Market St, Rhyl LL18 1RL, UK
Aug 13, 2018
Full time
Sense are looking for reliable and motivated people to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) in Conwy and Denbighshire, North Wales. We have two part time positions available, working 21 and 23 hours per week in a community setting. Title: Female Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) Reference number: 42734 Hours: 21 - 23 hours per week, part time Location: Conwy and Denbighshire, North Wales Contract type: Permanent Salary: £16,249 per annum (pro rata) - £8.33 per hour About the role Communicator Guides offer support to people who have developed sight and hearing impairments, often as they get older; you will support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You'll be there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual - to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely. The support you provide may be in someone's home, their local community or work setting. You will provide practical help and communication support to people with acquired deafblindness - such as helping with shopping, dealing with mail, accessing social and leisure activities - to enable people with sensory loss to continue to live as independently as possible and decrease isolation. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working with vulnerable people, and ideally have experience of working with people with a sensory impairment. A willingness to develop your skills in all communication methods is an essential part of this role. You will need to be able to creatively solve problems that may arise using a person-centred approach and ideally have experience of using person-centred planning tools. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and friendly with a commitment to ensuring the individual you work with get the best out of their lives. The ideal candidate will hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. *For genuine occupational requirement we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9). About Sense 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: Monday 27 August 2018 Interview date: Tuesday 4 September 2018 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.
Sense Parc Gwynedd, Penrhyn Bay, Llandudno LL30 3NP, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are looking for reliable and motivated people to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) in Conwy and Denbighshire, North Wales. We have two part time positions available, working 21 and 23 hours per week in a community setting. Communicator Guides offer support to people who have developed sight and hearing impairments, often as they get older; you will support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You'll be there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual - to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely. The support you provide may be in someone's home, their local community or work setting. You will provide practical help and communication support to people with acquired deafblindness - such as helping with shopping, dealing with mail, accessing social and leisure activities - to enable people with sensory loss to continue to live as independently as possible and decrease isolation. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working with vulnerable people, and ideally have experience of working with people with a sensory impairment. A willingness to develop your skills in all communication methods is an essential part of this role. You will need to be able to creatively solve problems that may arise using a person-centred approach and ideally have experience of using person-centred planning tools. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and friendly with a commitment to ensuring the individual you work with get the best out of their lives. The ideal candidate will hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. *For genuine occupational requirement we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9). About Sense 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Diane Williams via No agencies please.