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Sense Birmingham, UK
Oct 20, 2018
Full time
About the role As the Catering Supervisor at TouchBase Pears in Birmingham you will help to manage a high quality café and the catering provision at the centre; this café will serve people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. This is a hands-on supervisory role, working in the café to motivate, energise and support the front-facing team; including training new staff and volunteers, ensuring environmental health standards are met to a high standard and that everyone on the team is confident to contribute. You will co-ordinate catering for events, including liaising with external and internal room bookers. In addition, you will be responsible for keeping our till systems up to date, for day-to-day cash handing, and maintaining stock figures The Catering Supervisor will be a key part of the life of the centre and will be part of the Duty Manager/Keyholder rota; you will have high levels of engagement with all the people that access the building. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings, and most Saturdays is essential. About you Our ideal candidate will have experience of a supervisory role in a catering environment and the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy and motivate others to do the same. With an outstanding eye for detail, you will ensure that the standard of catering is outstanding at all times. You will have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods to help support volunteers within the building. It is essential that you hold a food hygiene qualification, and would ideally have some experience of delivering on-the-job training. You will be confident with basic food prep and other kitchen processes to support our Chefs as needed. We're looking for someone that is passionate about what the Hive Café and TouchBase Pears has to offer our on-site staff, tenants, people supported by Sense, and our local community. 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. TouchBase Pears is situated in the heart of Birmingham, in the Selly Oak area. It is a place for everyone and includes a day centre, café, charity shop, community spaces and a gallery spaces to name a few. Working at TouchBase Pears will give you a unique opportunity to work alongside, and serve, a truly diverse group of people; it really is a fantastic place for people to do remarkable things. You can find out more about TouchBase Pears here As the Catering Supervisor you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. We will support you to succeed in your role and our excellent training develops transferrable skills and qualifications and opens up a career ladder for those who want to go further. In addition, you will have the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. For more information, and an informal discussion about the role, please contact Laura Benson, Centre Manager, on or .
Sense Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Oct 20, 2018
As the Chef/Catering Assistant at TouchBase Pears in Birmingham you will be a key part of the team in our high quality café and the catering provision at the centre; this café serves people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week. Title: Chef / Catering Assistant Reference number: 42902 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £15,269 per annum About the role This is a flexible role, working both in the kitchen as a chef, and customer facing in the café or serving catering at events, depending on the needs of the centre. Whatever your role on a given day, you will ensure that the standard of food and service in the café and at catered events is outstanding at all times and provide a warm welcome to all. You will ensure environmental health standards are met to a high standard, that the café looks attractive and that the kitchen environment and café are clean and tidy, washing up and cleaning as needed. As Chef you will be confident to work on your own or as a team, cooking a range of tasty food from scratch, and presenting it attractively. You will prepare takeaway options such as sandwiches and salads, to-order hot meals, and catering for events, communicating clearly with the front-facing staff. When working as part of the front-facing team you will arrange and deliver catering for events, small and large scale. You will be efficient in using the till system, and in cash handling. You will offer excellent customer service. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings, and around 2-3 Saturdays per month, is essential. About you You will relish the idea of a flexible role that makes the most of your varied skills, and be happy to flex between areas as needed. You will have experience and/or a qualification as a chef, and also experience of a front-facing role in a catering environment. You will have the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. You will already hold a food hygiene qualification and be confident to run the kitchen, preparing food on your own or as part of a small team. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods. You will be passionate about what the Hive Café has to offer our on-site staff, tenants, people supported by Sense and our local community and will be an enthusiastic advocate for TouchBase Pears. About Sense & TouchBase Pears 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. As the Catering Assistant you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. We will support you to succeed in your role and our excellent training develops transferable skills and qualifications and opens up a career ladder for those who want to go further. In addition, you will have the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Closing date: Sunday 21 October 2018 Interview date: Monday 29 October 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 the Sense 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Oct 20, 2018
As the Catering Supervisor at TouchBase Pears in Birmingham you will help to manage a high quality café and the catering provision at the centre; this café will serve people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. Title: Catering Supervisor Reference number: 42921 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £17,118 - £18,943 per annum About the role This is a hands-on supervisory role, working in the café to motivate, energise and support the front-facing team; including training new staff and volunteers, ensuring environmental health standards are met to a high standard and that everyone on the team is confident to contribute. You will co-ordinate catering for events, including liaising with external and internal room bookers. In addition, you will be responsible for keeping our till systems up to date, for day-to-day cash handing, and maintaining stock figures. The Catering Supervisor will be a key part of the life of the centre and will be part of the Duty Manager/Keyholder rota; you will have high levels of engagement with all the people that access the building. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings, and most Saturdays is essential. About you Our ideal candidate will have experience of a supervisory role in a catering environment and the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy and motivate others to do the same. With an outstanding eye for detail, you will ensure that the standard of catering is outstanding at all times. You will have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods to help support volunteers within the building. It is essential that you hold a food hygiene qualification, and would ideally have some experience of delivering on-the-job training. You will be confident with basic food prep and other kitchen processes to support our Chefs as needed. We're looking for someone that is passionate about what the Hive Café and TouchBase Pears has to offer our on-site staff, tenants, people supported by Sense, and our local community. 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. TouchBase Pears is situated in the heart of Birmingham, in the Selly Oak area. It is a place for everyone and includes a day centre, café, charity shop, community spaces and a gallery spaces to name a few. Working at TouchBase Pears will give you a unique opportunity to work alongside, and serve, a truly diverse group of people; it really is a fantastic place for people to do remarkable things. You can find out more about TouchBase Pears on our website. As the Catering Supervisor you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. We will support you to succeed in your role and our excellent training develops transferrable skills and qualifications and opens up a career ladder for those who want to go further. In addition, you will have the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Closing date: Sunday 28 October 2018 Interview date: Monday 5 November 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 the Sense 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 Blackpool, UK
Oct 20, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are currently looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week full time, in Blackpool. We are looking for a capable, reliable person to help lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of volunteers, assisting the manager in running the shop and acting as Shop Manager in their absence. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments. About You The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You'll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same. You'll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers. Previous experience of working in a retail environment is desirable. This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here 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: Claire Carnell via
Sense Huddersfield, UK
Oct 20, 2018
Full time
Sense has an exciting opportunity to be able to offer apprenticeships in our thriving trading department. Here, you will gain the practical skills and experience to compliment the knowledge you will gain from working towards a Level 3 Team Leader qualification. With stretch and growth opportunities available to the right individuals, you will acquire the skills to develop a successful career in retail. Apprentice Assistant Shop Manager Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Huddersfield Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £5.90 per hour year one, with a rise year two to appropriate age related apprenticeship rates of pay About the role We are looking for reliable and motivated individuals to join our team in Huddersfield as an Apprentice Assistant Shop Manager. This is a part time role, working 37.5 hours per week. You will lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. You will be responsible for generating income by maximising sales, controlling costs and encouraging your local community to donate saleable items. As an ambassador of Sense, you will raise vital funds for the charity and promote who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments. About you Our successful applicants will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You will be able to provide excellent customer service and motivate a team to do the same. You'll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers. This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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: Thursday 1 November 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 the Sense website where you can download the job description and complete your application. 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 Rotherham, UK
Oct 20, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals (both Male and Female) to join our growing team of Specialist Support Workers working at our services in Sheffield and Rotherham. We have a number of full and part time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week, on both day and night shift patters. 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 by helping with personal care, assisting them to access activities, engage with the community or supporting them to attend medical appointments. Sense also supports people to take part in some of our amazing arts and wellbeing activities. These will vary depending on the service and the individual interest but include music and dancing, swimming, sensory baking, tactile art and boccia. You can read more about working with Sense at our fantastic services by clicking here or select the 'additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile' to read more about our Supported Living Services. About you Experience is not necessarily required; however, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values to enable you to make a difference to people's lives. It would be great if you had any experience with: working with people who have a sensory impairment and complex communication needs, physical disabilities, administering medication, behaviour that challenges, autism and learning disabilities. 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 For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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. If you would like more information on the role, please contact Sarah Graham via . No agencies please.
Sense Birmingham, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
We're looking for a reliable and motivated Registered Care Manager to join our professional team at our residential service in Birmingham working 37.5 hours per week, full time. Registered Care Manager Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £25,112 - £26,617 per annum About the role As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations. You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management. In order to support Sense's commitment to high quality, accountable services, you will need to be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and to develop an understanding of Senses' Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the relevant external agencies and maintain compliance. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role. About You You must be willing to work towards a Level Five Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff in accordance with policy and legislation, as well as experience of managing misconduct, grievance and performance issues. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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 23 October 2018 Interview date: 31st October and 1st November 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. 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 Birmingham, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
As the Chef/Catering Assistant at TouchBase Pears in Birmingham you will be a key part of the team in our high quality café and the catering provision at the centre; this café serves people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week. Title: Chef / Catering Assistant Reference number: 42902 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £15,269 per annum About the role This is a flexible role, working both in the kitchen as a chef, and customer facing in the café or serving catering at events, depending on the needs of the centre. Whatever your role on a given day, you will ensure that the standard of food and service in the café and at catered events is outstanding at all times and provide a warm welcome to all. You will ensure environmental health standards are met to a high standard, that the café looks attractive and that the kitchen environment and café are clean and tidy, washing up and cleaning as needed. As Chef you will be confident to work on your own or as a team, cooking a range of tasty food from scratch, and presenting it attractively. You will prepare takeaway options such as sandwiches and salads, to-order hot meals, and catering for events, communicating clearly with the front-facing staff. When working as part of the front-facing team you will arrange and deliver catering for events, small and large scale. You will be efficient in using the till system, and in cash handling. You will offer excellent customer service. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings, and around 2-3 Saturdays per month, is essential. About you You will relish the idea of a flexible role that makes the most of your varied skills, and be happy to flex between areas as needed. You will have experience and/or a qualification as a chef, and also experience of a front-facing role in a catering environment. You will have the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. You will already hold a food hygiene qualification and be confident to run the kitchen, preparing food on your own or as part of a small team. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods. You will be passionate about what the Hive Café has to offer our on-site staff, tenants, people supported by Sense and our local community and will be an enthusiastic advocate for TouchBase Pears. About Sense & TouchBase Pears 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. As the Catering Assistant you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. We will support you to succeed in your role and our excellent training develops transferable skills and qualifications and opens up a career ladder for those who want to go further. In addition, you will have the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Closing date: Sunday 21 October 2018 Interview date: Monday 29 October 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 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 Castleford WF10, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
About the role We have an exciting opportunity for a Shop Assistant to join our team in Castleford, working 22.5 hours per week, part time. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You'll work as part of a team, across a seven day rota, and be supported by the shop's Manager and Assistant Manager. This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required. About Sense For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here 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.
Sense Birmingham, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
Sense has an opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as an Education Coordinator (Technology). This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week. Education Coordinator (Technology) Ref: 42903 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £22,885 - £27,645 per annum About the role This is a new and exciting role at Sense College that will be responsible for developing the use of technology within the assessment and delivery of education funded provision across all of our college sites. The college is an Independent Specialist College holding an Ofsted Good Grade 2. Working closely with teaching staff, the successful candidate will support the assessment and introduction of technologies to support learning, develop new initiatives and practices to increase digital capabilities across the college, as well as working with external stakeholders to share good practice and keep up to date with emerging ideas. Some teaching delivery and staff training is also expected from the role. The role requires travelling around all college sites across the East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham, as well as to stakeholder events and roadshows, so a driver and own vehicle with business insurance is essential - however, the actual office 'base' can be agreed with the successful candidate within the parameters stated. About you Our ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree or education qualification and you will have proven experience of working in a teaching environment. You will be an effective communicator and will have experience of supporting learners with sensory complex needs. You will be computer literate and able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the field. 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 28 October 2018 Interview date: Thursday 15 November 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. 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 Wakefield, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our fantastic Sense Centre Leeds and Wakefield. At our Sense Centres, we take a different approach to providing day opportunities . Find out more about us here! We have a number of flexible, permanent, full time roles available working 37.5 hours per week. As a Specialist 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. You will be working with young adults with sensory impairment and associated learning difficulties and physical disabilities, providing support to enable learners to achieve long term goals. 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. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based. 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. 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. If you would like more information on the role, please contact No agencies please.
Sense 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
About the role It's a really exciting time to join Sense Centre Rothwell as we're now able to offer our fantastic services to even more people. Due to this expansion, we're looking for two Specialist Support Workers t o join our service in Kettering, Northamptonshire. We have two-part time roles working 9:15am - 4:15pm for 21 (Monday, Tuesday and Friday) and 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday). As a Specialist Support Worker you provide exciting and person centred approach to individuals with learning disabilities and individuals with high medical needs. You will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. You will help develop communication skills, assist with personal care and administering medication through a variety of methods. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. About you For our Specialist Support Worker roles, experience is not necessarily required 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. It would be great if you had experience of working with people with learning disabilities and high medical needs, however this is not essential. You will have the ability to complete some physical tasks, such as safe lifting, the clamping of wheelchairs, and engaging with learners on the floor. Please be aware that whilst it is not essential that you are able to drive, we are not based directly on a public transport route so you will require other means of transport. 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: Angelica Fellini No agencies please.
Sense Wakefield, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Contractor
Sense are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to work between 22.5 and 37.5 hours per week at our office in Wakefield. This position is offered on a fixed term contract until March 2019. Title: Finance Assistant Ref: 42934 Hours: 22.5 - 37.5 hours per week Location: Wakefield Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £15,868 - £17,812 per annum, pro rata (£8.14 - £9.13) About the role The Finance Assistant will work flexibly as a member of the Finance Team to ensure the smooth operation and development of a high quality and cost effective support service for managers and directors within Sense and Sense International. You will be involved in a range of financial activities, including purchase ledger postings, supplier queries and assisting with the management of the finances of the people we support. About you Our ideal candidate will be numerate and have experience of using computerised accounting systems. The successful candidate will have a record of work experience within a general accounting or financial administration role. You will be IT literate, with experience of using the full Microsoft Office Suite. You will possess the ability to prioritise your own workload and work effectively both independently and as part of a team. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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 5 November 2018 Interview date: Monday 5 November 2018 To start: Friday 16 November 2018 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 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, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
About the role We're looking for a reliable and motivated Registered Care Manager to join our professional team at our residential service in Birmingham working 37.5 hours per week, full time. As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations. You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management. In order to support Sense's commitment to high quality, accountable services, you will need to be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and to develop an understanding of Senses' Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the relevant external agencies and maintain compliance. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role. About You You must be willing to work towards a Level Five Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff in accordance with policy and legislation, as well as experience of managing misconduct, grievance and performance issues. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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. No agencies please.
Sense Wakefield, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to work between 22.5 and 37.5 hours per week at our office in Wakefield. This position is offered on a fixed term contract until March 2019. The Finance Assistant will work flexibly as a member of the Finance Team to ensure the smooth operation and development of a high quality and cost effective support service for managers and directors within Sense and Sense International. You will be involved in a range of financial activities, including purchase ledger postings, supplier queries and assisting with the management of the finances of the people we support. About you Our ideal candidate will be numerate and have experience of using computerised accounting systems. The successful candidate will have a record of work experience within a general accounting or financial administration role. You will be IT literate, with experience of using the full Microsoft Office Suite. You will possess the ability to prioritise your own workload and work effectively both independently and as part of a team. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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: Samantha Scholefield via
Sense Wakefield, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our fantastic Sense Centre Leeds and Wakefield. At our Sense Centres, we take a different approach to providing day opportunities. Find out more about us here! Specialist Support Worker Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time) and casual Location: Wakefield 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 time roles available working 37.5 hours per week. As a Specialist 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. You will be working with young adults with sensory impairment and associated learning difficulties and physical disabilities, providing support to enable learners to achieve long term goals. 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. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area 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. 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 21 October 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 where you can download the job description 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 Cheshire, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense has an exciting opportunity to be able to offer apprenticeships in our thriving trading department. Here, you will gain the practical skills and experience to compliment the knowledge you will gain from working towards a Level 3 Team Leader qualification. With stretch and growth opportunities available to the right individuals, you will acquire the skills to develop a successful career in retail. We are looking for reliable and motivated individuals to join our team in Crewe as an Apprentice Assistant Shop Manager. You will be working 30 hours per week. You will lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. You will be responsible for generating income by maximising sales, controlling costs and encouraging your local community to donate saleable items. As an ambassador of Sense, you will raise vital funds for the charity and promote who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments. About You Our successful applicants will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You will be able to provide excellent customer service and motivate a team to do the same. You'll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers. This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required. About us Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here 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: Jodie Pritchard via
Sense Birmingham, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
About the role Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in our services throughout the South of Birmingham. We're able to offer a wide range of full & part time roles , with both day and night shift patterns available, working up to 37.5 hours per week . Let us know what works for you! We are looking to recruit people to be based in one of the following areas: Northfield Kings Heath Kings Norton Edgbaston Selly Oak As a Specialist 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. We also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.83. You can find out more about working at Sense as a Support Worker, and see why our current team love their roles by clicking here . 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. A full UK driving licence is desirable for some roles. Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and may 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. Next steps Please use the link below to complete your application; we would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (linked below) before applying. We will be conducting assessments before and after the closing date, on 19th October and 6th November, so get your application in as soon as you can!
Sense Selly Park, Birmingham B29 7LF, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Full time
We're looking for a reliable and motivated Registered Care Manager to join our professional team at our residential service in Birmingham working 37.5 hours per week, full time. Registered Care Manager Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £25,112 - £26,617 per annum About the role As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations. You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management. In order to support Sense's commitment to high quality, accountable services, you will need to be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and to develop an understanding of Senses' Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the relevant external agencies and maintain compliance. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role. About You You must be willing to work towards a Level Five Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff in accordance with policy and legislation, as well as experience of managing misconduct, grievance and performance issues. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. 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 23 October 2018 Interview date: 31st October and 1st November 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 to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and service one page profile 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 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 Birmingham, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Full time
Sense has an opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as an Education Coordinator (Technology). This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week. Education Coordinator (Technology) Ref: 42903 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £22,885 - £27,645 per annum About the role This is a new and exciting role at Sense College that will be responsible for developing the use of technology within the assessment and delivery of education funded provision across all of our college sites. The college is an Independent Specialist College holding an Ofsted Good Grade 2. Working closely with teaching staff, the successful candidate will support the assessment and introduction of technologies to support learning, develop new initiatives and practices to increase digital capabilities across the college, as well as working with external stakeholders to share good practice and keep up to date with emerging ideas. Some teaching delivery and staff training is also expected from the role. The role requires travelling around all college sites across the East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham, as well as to stakeholder events and roadshows, so a driver and own vehicle with business insurance is essential - however, the actual office 'base' can be agreed with the successful candidate within the parameters stated. About you Our ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree or education qualification and you will have proven experience of working in a teaching environment. You will be an effective communicator and will have experience of supporting learners with sensory complex needs. You will be computer literate and able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the field. 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 28 October 2018 Interview date: Thursday 15 November 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. 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.