Community Support Worker / Intervenor
Sense
Hillingdon, GB
4d ago

About the role

  • A Community Support Worker / Intervenor at Sense provides one-to-one support to children and young adults who have been born with sight and hearing impairments (congenital deafblindness), often with additional needs.
  • Help the individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. They promote their personal and social development, encourage independence and support their communication.
  • This job role will be to support children in the Hillingdon area, and is based in the community.
  • Typical activities will involve supporting the individual to access the community and encourage the child's communication and social interaction.
  • Working flexibly across the week including weekends and must also be available after school (typically 2 - 10 hours per week).
  • In return we will offer you

  • £9.53 per hour
  • Bespoke, rewarding career pathways
  • Free parking (where available)
  • 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
  • Essential :

  • Able to travel to services
  • Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided
  • 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 times include evenings and some weekends. We will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
  • Valid UK driving licence
  • Desirable :

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Access to own vehicle
  • BSL level 1 or 2
  • About Sense

    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.

    For an informal discussion about this role, please contact : the recruitment team on 0121 415 6753 or via recruitment sense.org.uk

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