Support Worker - Ramsgate

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Ramsgate
Salary
GBP15,600 per annum (pro rata) - GBP8.00 per hour
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone's life?

Could you inspire someone who has complex communication needs grow and develop?

Our teams change people's lives - could you?

If yes, then our Support Worker job vacancies in Ramsgate, Kent, may be perfect for you!

About the role

We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Ramsgate, Kent; we have flexible permanent part time roles available.

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, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local caf??.

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.

Being a Sense Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.

We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of GBP7.50.

Please 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.

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.

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.

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.