Senior Support Worker
We are Barnet Residential services we Support seventeen adults who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loss and learning disabilities. We are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join us as a Senior Support Worker.
Senior Support Worker
Reference number: 42077
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)
Location: Barnet, London
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP20,108 - GBP21,845 per annum inc. London Allowance
Sense salary points: 19 - 22
About the role
As our new Senior Support Worker, you will contribute to the development of Support Workers within the team as well as supporting our amazing individuals. This opportunity is offered on a full time basis, working 37.5 hours per week.
You will contribute to the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person we support.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings. You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.
As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will have the ability to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.
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 and taking part in written activities a presentation a competency based panel interview
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.
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: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 2 August 2017
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.
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.