Sense

Sense Bullring Trading Estate, Green Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B12 0NB, UK
Apr 21, 2018
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the HR Advice Team as a HR Administrator. We'd like you to be part of delivering a high quality HR administration and advice service to our managers and employees. It is a great time to join Sense; recently relocated to our brand new purpose built Centre - TouchBase Pears which is in easy reach of Birmingham City Centre and conveniently located next door to Selly Oak Train Station. Shared Services Administrator (HR Advice Team) Ref: 42552 Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £16,565 - £18,463 per annum Sense salary points: 18 - 21 About the role Reporting to the HR Advice Manager, you will undertake the full range of Human Resources administration duties. You will be part of a small but busy team responsible for providing professional HR first line advice and administration support to our employees and line managers. You will be responsible for responding to general HR queries as well as delivering payroll administration including processing starters, leavers, contract changes and providing third party reference requests. Additionally, you will also manage and maintain employee records to ensure they are up to date and accurate. You will have the opportunity to get involved in providing first line advice on employee related issues. About you It would be great if you have a HR administration background and experience of a Shared Service setting, although this is not essential. You will possess excellent communication skills and you will be dedicated to providing a professional HR customer orientated service. You will be proficient in word and data processing with proven experience of working in a busy administrative team; ideally from within a HR function. You will be highly organised and place an emphasis on quality and accuracy. You will be able to build effective working relationships quickly, able to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others and able to maintain confidentiality at all times. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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: Sunday 22 April 2018 Interview date: Wednesday 2 May 2018 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' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. 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. No agencies please.
Sense Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Apr 20, 2018
Full time
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) in Erdington, Birmingham. This is a part time position working 8 hours per week within a community setting. Senior Support Worker (Communicator Guide) Ref: 42547 Hours: 8 hours per week, part time Location: Erdington, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £17,118 - £18,943 per annum, pro rata (£8.81 - £9.71 per hour) Communicator Guides offer support to people who have developed sight and hearing impairments, often as they get older; you will support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You'll be there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual - to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely. About the role The support you provide may be in someone's home, their local community or work setting. Communicator Guides offer guiding skills, practical help and communication support to people with acquired deafblindness - such as helping with shopping, dealing with mail, accessing social and leisure activities - to enable people with sensory loss to continue to live as independently as possible and decrease isolation. You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the service requirements and have the ability to work on your own initiative. About you We would like to hear from you if you have experience of working with vulnerable people, and ideally have experience of working with people with a sensory impairment. A willingness to develop your skills in all communication methods is an essential part of this role. You will need to be able to creatively solve problems that may arise using a person-centred approach and ideally have experience of using person-centred planning tools. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and friendly with a commitment to ensuring the individual you work with get the best out of their lives. The ideal candidate will hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. About Sense Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker 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 25 April 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed To start: To be discussed at interview TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. No agencies please.
Sense 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
Apr 20, 2018
Full time
Sense have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our 'Get Out There' team to set up a new Social Group based in Manchester. This is a part time role working 16 hours per week, offered initially on a fixed term contract for 12 months after which the position will be reviewed. There will be the opportunity to increase working hours as the service grows. Social Group Co-ordinator Reference number: 42544 Hours: 16 hours per week Location: Greater Manchester Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £21,499 - £23,794 per annum, pro rata About the role As a Social Group Co-ordinator you will recruit and lead a team of support workers and volunteers to offer support to children and young people with complex needs, which may include sensory impairments, additional learning or physical disabilities, or autism. You will enable them to enjoy more independent lives through social opportunities at weekends, after school and during school holidays, in community settings such as youth clubs or activity venues. More information about our activity groups is available on our website. About you The successful candidate will have experience working in a care setting and be keen to take on a team management role. You will be able to coordinate and plan a range of activities. Experience working with young people with complex communication and learning needs is desirable. You will have excellent communication skills, and the ability to liaise with the families, friends and schools of our service users. Good computer skills are necessary for the administrative aspects of this role, including use of the full Microsoft Office Suite. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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: Tuesday 1 May 2018 Interview date: Tuesday 15 May 2018 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 button. You will be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process. We would recommend 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.
Sense Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Community Support Worker in Erdington, Birmingham. This is a part time role, working 11 hours per week. *Female Community Support Worker Hours: 11 hours per week, part time Location: Erdington, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £16,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 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 - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. 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. *For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9). A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. About you 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. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker 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. 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 one of our services. Closing date: Wednesday 25 April 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed 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. We would recommend 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 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.
Sense Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
About the role We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in our services across Leeds. We have a number of flexible, permanent, full and part time roles available working from 15 to 37.5 hours per week . We are recruiting people to be based in our services across Leeds, including the following areas: Pudsey Bramley Wortley 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 - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. 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. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. We also have casual (bank) opportunities across Leeds attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you 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. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker 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. 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 one of our services. No agencies please.
Sense Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Apr 17, 2018
Full time
Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? Are you a talented Chef looking for a better work-life balance? This is an exciting opportunity to 'build' a café, catering and moving to restaurant offer in a purpose built £14m arts and community centre. Title: Chef Manager Reference number: 42538 Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week - Social hours! Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £24,590 per annum About the role As the Chef Manager at TouchBase Pears you will develop and manage a high quality café and the catering provision. This is a hands-on management role and you will lead on everything from menu, food service delivery costing to cooking and managing the café. You will recruit and train your new team, which will comprise of both staff and volunteers. You will be a key part of the 'life' of the centre and will be part of the Duty Manager rota; you will have high levels of engagement with all the people that access the building. As the centre becomes an established local venue you will be able to become more involved with the local community and provide events such as cookery classes. About you You will have substantial experience of both running catering facilities and as a hands-on chef, during this time you will have directly managed a team motivating them to deliver excellent service. You will be commercially driven and able to think creatively to maximise the income potential of the catering facilities. You will have strong finance skills and be able to demonstrate how you have reported on income and expenditure against budget, stock control and overseeing cash handling procedures. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. You will be based at TouchBase Pears, which is situated in the Selly Oak area. It is a fantastically inclusive space for everyone and includes day centre, café, charity shop, library, conferences, events, drama, music and a dance studio! TouchBase Pears is a fantastic place for people to do remarkable things and you will play a key role. You can find out more on our website about TouchBase Pears. As our new Chef Manager you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. 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: Sunday 29 April 2018 Interview date: Monday 16 April 2018 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 button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. We would recommend 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 further information 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. No agencies please.
Sense Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Apr 17, 2018
Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? Are you a talented Chef looking for a better work-life balance? This is an exciting opportunity to 'build' a café, catering and moving to restaurant offer in a purpose built £14m arts and community centre. Title: Chef Manager Reference number: 42538 Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week - Social hours! Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £24,590 per annum About the role As the Chef Manager at TouchBase Pears you will develop and manage a high quality café and the catering provision. This is a hands-on management role and you will lead on everything from menu, food service delivery costing to cooking and managing the café. You will recruit and train your new team, which will comprise of both staff and volunteers. You will be a key part of the 'life' of the centre and will be part of the Duty Manager rota; you will have high levels of engagement with all the people that access the building. As the centre becomes an established local venue you will be able to become more involved with the local community and provide events such as cookery classes. About you You will have substantial experience of both running catering facilities and as a hands-on chef, during this time you will have directly managed a team motivating them to deliver excellent service. You will be commercially driven and able to think creatively to maximise the income potential of the catering facilities. You will have strong finance skills and be able to demonstrate how you have reported on income and expenditure against budget, stock control and overseeing cash handling procedures. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. You will be based at TouchBase Pears, which is situated in the Selly Oak area. It is a fantastically inclusive space for everyone and includes day centre, café, charity shop, library, conferences, events, drama, music and a dance studio! TouchBase Pears is a fantastic place for people to do remarkable things and you will play a key role. You can find out more on our website about TouchBase Pears. As our new Chef Manager you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. 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: Sunday 29 April 2018 Interview date: Monday 16 April 2018 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. We would recommend 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 more information is available 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.
Sense Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Apr 15, 2018
Full time
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the HR Advice Team as a HR Administrator. We'd like you to be part of delivering a high quality HR administration and advice service to our managers and employees. It is a great time to join Sense; recently relocated to our brand new purpose built Centre - TouchBase Pears which is in easy reach of Birmingham City Centre and conveniently located next door to Selly Oak Train Station. Shared Services Administrator (HR Advice Team) Ref: 42552 Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £16,565 - £18,463 per annum Sense salary points: 18 - 21 About the role Reporting to the HR Advice Manager, you will undertake the full range of Human Resources administration duties. You will be part of a small but busy team responsible for providing professional HR first line advice and administration support to our employees and line managers. You will be responsible for responding to general HR queries as well as delivering payroll administration including processing starters, leavers, contract changes and providing third party reference requests. Additionally, you will also manage and maintain employee records to ensure they are up to date and accurate. You will have the opportunity to get involved in providing first line advice on employee related issues. About you It would be great if you have a HR administration background and experience of a Shared Service setting, although this is not essential. You will possess excellent communication skills and you will be dedicated to providing a professional HR customer orientated service. You will be proficient in word and data processing with proven experience of working in a busy administrative team; ideally from within a HR function. You will be highly organised and place an emphasis on quality and accuracy. You will be able to build effective working relationships quickly, able to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others and able to maintain confidentiality at all times. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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: Sunday 22 April 2018 Interview date: Wednesday 2 May 2018 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' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. 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. No agencies please.
Sense Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 14, 2018
Full time
We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Officer to join our established payroll team at our offices in Wakefield; this is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. Payroll Officer Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time) Location: Wakefield Contract type: Permanent Salary: £25,363 - £27,645 per anuum Sense salary points: 31 - 34 About the role In this role, you will assist the Payroll Manager in ensuring that all payroll procedures are conducted in a timely and accurate manner. You will handle internal and external queries, and produce and distribute reports to relevant staff. In the absence of the Payroll Manager, you will assume line management responsibility and monitor the work of our Payroll Assistants. About you The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a payroll environment and a good working knowledge of the principles of PAYE and National Insurance. You will be comfortable both working in and leading a team, and have strong time management and organisational skills. The successful candidate will have experience using computer based payroll systems, and knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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: Sunday 22 April 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed 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' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. 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. No agencies please.
Sense Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 14, 2018
Full time
About the role We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Officer to join our established payroll team at our offices in Wakefield; this is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. In this role, you will assist the Payroll Manager in ensuring that all payroll procedures are conducted in a timely and accurate manner. You will handle internal and external queries, and produce and distribute reports to relevant staff. In the absence of the Payroll Manager, you will assume line management responsibility and monitor the work of our Payroll Assistants. About you The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a payroll environment and a good working knowledge of the principles of PAYE and National Insurance. You will be comfortable both working in and leading a team, and have strong time management and organisational skills. The successful candidate will have experience using computer based payroll systems, and knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karen Hickling via
Sense Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 14, 2018
Full time
We are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Leeds working 18 hours per week on a fixed term basis until Friday 30th November 2018. About the role As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services. You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning and staff management/development. We would like to hear from you if you are a committed, flexible and enthusiastic team player who is able to coach and mentor a team of support workers. You will be IT literate and able to undertake some administration duties. About you You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities. As our successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Chris Evans at No agencies please.
Sense City of Leeds, UK
Apr 11, 2018
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in our services across Leeds. Title: Specialist Support Workers Reference number: 42542 Hours: Full and various part time hours available Location: Leeds Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role We have a number of flexible, permanent, full and part time roles available working from 15 to 37.5 hours per week . We are recruiting people to be based in our services across Leeds, including the following areas: Pudsey Bramley Wortley 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 - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. 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. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. We also have casual (bank) opportunities across Leeds attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you 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. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker 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. 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 one of our services. Closing date: Sunday 6 May 2018 Interview date: Tuesday 15 May 2018 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 process. We would recommend 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.
Sense Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 11, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in our services across Leeds. Title: Specialist Support Workers Reference number: 42542 Hours: Full and various part time hours available Location: Leeds Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role We have a number of flexible, permanent, full and part time roles available working from 15 to 37.5 hours per week. We are recruiting people to be based in our services across Leeds, including the following areas: Pudsey Bramley Wortley 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 - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café. 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. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. We also have casual (bank) opportunities across Leeds attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you 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. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. Working as a Support Worker 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. 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 one of our services. Closing date: Sunday 6 May 2018 Interview date: Tuesday 15 May 2018 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 button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. We would recommend 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 more information is available 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.
Sense Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 07, 2018
Contractor
We are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Leeds working 18 hours per week on a fixed term basis until Friday 30th November 2018. Title: Deputy Care Manager Reference number: 42536 Hours: 18 hours per week (part time) Location: Leeds Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £19,498 - £20,776 per annum, pro rata About the role As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services. You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning and staff management/development. We would like to hear from you if you are a committed, flexible and enthusiastic team player who is able to coach and mentor a team of support workers. You will be IT literate and able to undertake some administration duties. About you You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities. As our successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. 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: Monday 23 April 2018 Interview date: To be confirmed To start: To be confirmed TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our site) 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 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.