Looking for a new challenge?
Work with Sense and make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their families.
You don’t need any previous experience to become a support worker with Sense. We’ll give you full training for our part time and full time roles.
Our Community based service located in Dunmurry is looking for Support Worker to Join the team, A full Drivers License would be essential for this role, as we provide transport for tenants on a regular basis.
You will join our fantastic team here at Dunmurry where you will be supported and able to grow and develop within your role. 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.
Our service supports adults with complex disabilities, including autism and mental health needs. In addition to assisting with personal care, you’ll support our residents to do the activities they enjoy; this might include sports, acting, trips to the theatre, cooking, or supporting someone to attend social events.
Flexibility is needed as working times will include days and weekends. If you only have mid- week availability, this will also be considered. Our wonderful service is within easy reach of local public transport links.
Sense’s work is crucial in helping people live the lives they want each and every day. Too many people with complex disabilities face a battle to find the right support. We’re here to help people who face communication barriers in a world that relies on being able to see and hear well to be connected.
We’re looking for enthusiastic applicants who are:
Positive, with a can-do attitude.
Caring and empathetic.
Passionate about enhancing other people’s lives.
Willing to attend training as needed to support you in your role. No two days will be the same
Here at Sense, we support people with complex disabilities to live the life they choose. Your priority will be empowering the people you support to live an independent life.
This role in Dunmurry might include supporting people with:
Everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning.
Personal care and hygiene.
Medication and wellbeing.
Going into the community for shopping or other trips.
Their social life and nightlife.
Everyone we support is an individual, so their care is as unique as they are. You can see a more detailed description of duties in the job description attached at the bottom of this advert. Why work for Sense?
Sense is a national disability charity supporting everyone who is deafblind or has complex disabilities. We believe everyone should be able to take part in life, no matter their disability.
Our work empowers thousands of people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities to communicate, experience the world and fulfill their potential.
Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do. Benefits
Easy to access by Public Transport
Great first step into Care sector.
No Experience Required.
24 days of annual leave.
Free Access NI check.
A £350 refer-a-friend scheme.
Free access to over 100 online and face-to-face training courses, including the care certificate.
Ongoing development opportunities (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme). Ready to make a difference?
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Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your supporting statement to shortlist candidates for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.
Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.
No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.
If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or email@example.com
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.
For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity/ #HIGH
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