Are you looking for a rewarding job where no two days are the same?
Sense has a great opportunity to join our team as a Waking Nights Support Worker based in Glastonbury. This is a permanent part time role working 19 hours per week. This is a fun and rewarding opportunity to provide bespoke care to individuals in our characterful and cheerful house.
The individuals we support enjoy a wide range of activities, including swimming, long walks, arts, drumming, trampolining, beach trips, camping holidays, gardening – we even grow our own fruit and vegetables! We all love the great outdoors as well as meaningful activities at home. To read more about our wonderful home please read the one page profile at the bottom of this advert.
For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 part 1 Schedule 9).
In return for your hard work you will receive:
• £9.50 per hour
• Bespoke, rewarding career pathways
• The opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in a supportive and flexible environment
• Group Personal Pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Enhanced disclosure cost covered
• An awareness of multi-sensory and complex needs
• Able to demonstrate that you possess the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives
• Flexibility, as working nights do vary and will include weekends, we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the recruitment team via email@example.com
Please use the link below to complete your application.
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 candidate who is disabled and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.
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.
As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.
No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.