Support Worker

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Knapwell, Cambridge
£15,600 per annum (pro rata from 37.5hrs) - £8.00 per hour
12 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join us as a permanent Support Worker at our day service in Knapwell, Cambridge. This great opportunity is offered for 35 hours per week; our usual working hours at the centre are between 9:15am and 4:15pm, Monday to Friday.

Title: Support Worker  
Reference number
: 42202 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Location: Knapwell, Cambridge 
Contract type: Permanent 
Salary: £15,600 per annum (pro rata from 37.5hrs) - £8.00 per hour

About the 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. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible.

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.

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.

Cambridge Resource Centre is an education and day service situated in Knapwell, approximately 10 miles from Cambridge. We are located in a beautiful rural setting surrounded by farmland, unfortunately there is no access to public transport; applicants must have alternative means of travel.

About you and what we offer 
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.

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 our centre.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be confirmed


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.

It is recommended 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.