Senior Support Worker (Intervenor) - Driver Essential

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Exeter, Devon
Salary
£17,018 - £18,755 pro rata
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Expires
03 Jul 2017
Ref
148721_S_42024
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Intervenor) in Exeter. This maternity cover is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week within the community. 

Female Senior Support Worker
Reference number: 42024
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time) 
Location: Exeter 
Contract type: Temporary 
Salary: £17,018 - £18,755 per annum (£8.73 - £9.62 per hour) 


About the role
As an Intervenor (Senior Support Worker) you will enable an individual to experience and join in the world around them as much as possible. You will promote their social and personal development, through your guided encouragement and communication. You can help them conquer new challenges every week! 

An Intervenor provides one-to-one support to a child or adult who has been born with sight and hearing impairments - known as congenital deafblindness. This support may be provided in someone's home, their local community or work setting and personal care may be required.

About you 
As the ideal candidate you will have achieved, BSL level one or possess native sign language skills. In addition a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) or a willingness to work towards this is essential. You will have had experience of working with and providing practical support to, people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

*For genuine occupational reason we are looking to appoint a female only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)

Closing date: Sunday 2 July 2017 
Interview date: Week commencing 10th July
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 on Website' 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.