Sense

Sense Leeds, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
Do you want to make a positive difference to people's lives? Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in Leeds. We have a part time position for 30 hours per week. Title: Specialist Support Worker (Driver Essential) Ref: 43092 Hours: 30 Hours per week (part time) Location: Leeds Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role 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. 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. 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. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. 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. Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019 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 Accrington, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in Market Deeping. We have a number of permanent, full and part time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. Specialist Support Workers Reference number: 43106 Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: Market Deeping Contract type: Permanent Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role 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. 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. A full UK driving licence is desirable 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 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. Closing date: Thursday 28 February 2019 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
The HR Team at Sense is looking to recruit a L&D Partner who specialises in leadership and management development. Title: L&D Partner: Leadership and Management Development Reference number: 43087 Hours: 24 hours per week (part time) Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £42,336 - £46,823 per annum, pro rata About the role Based at TouchBase Pears our newly built state of the art centre in Selly Oak, you'll take the lead for building on our award winning leadership development programme and enhancing our portfolio of management development resources. Later on you'll help us shape a talent management programme. As a L&D Partner you will work across our business with our core customer groups that include our social care and education services, our 100+ shops and our charitable activities. You will need to develop an in depth understanding of the needs of these business groups. This is a great time to join Sense. With our new CEO, we're working together to finalise our new strategy and in HR we're right at the start of some really exciting projects. We are currently working on raising the profile of Sense as an employer, increasing ways to engage with our workforce, rationalising our HR systems, reviewing how we say well done and thankyou and much more. We'll encourage you to work closely with our other People Partners and HR team in Birmingham and London to grow your network in the not for profit sector. About you Ideally CIPD qualified, you'll be an innovative and resilient leader, with a successful record of designing and implementing leadership and management development activities that have lasting impact. You'll have a sound understanding of how to measure the outcomes of your work. You'll have experience of creating effective talent management programmes in a diverse organisation like ours. Above all you'll have the ability to drive change that makes a difference to the people we support. 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: Sunday 17 February 2019 Interview date: Thursday 28 February 2019 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 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Contractor
We have an exciting new opportunity for an HR Apprentice to join our small but busy and supportive team. Title: HR Apprentice Reference number: 43097 Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time) Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £5.90 per hour About the role Your role as HR Apprentice will include daily administrative tasks, updating trackers, the on-going maintenance of all employee files, issuing contractual changes, letters, references, along with Right to Work and DBS checks. You will develop strong communication skills through regular contact with Payroll, local HR teams and wider customers. About you To be the right person for our team, you will be motivated and ambitious, willing to learn and put forward ideas for improvements. You will have the ability to cope with a variety of tasks and work well as part of a team. Ideally you will have worked in an administration setting before, however a willingness to learn and be part of a people focussed business is more important. You will have strong people and customer service skills. It would be great if you already had experience of Microsoft Office packages such as Excel. If a career in HR is for you, then this is a fantastic opportunity allowing you to continue your education in a workplace environment and achieve a CIPD Level 3. To be considered for this role, you must have or be or willing to achieve Level 2 English and Maths prior to completion of your Apprenticeship. About us We'll provide you with valuable hands on experience through on the job training and working alongside experienced HR professionals, allowing you to learn whilst studying for a work based qualification. 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: Tuesday 12 February 2019 Interview date: Friday 22 February 2019 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
The HR Team at Sense is looking to recruit an HR Systems Information Manager to lead our People Information team. Title: HR Systems Information Manager Ref: 43085 Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time) Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: £40,623 - £42,336 per annum About the role Based at TouchBase Pears our newly built state of the art centre in Selly Oak, you'll take the lead for reviewing and enhancing our HR systems and providing insight into what our people data is telling us. As a Systems Information Manager you'll work with across our business with our core customer groups; social care, education, retail and charity. You will need to develop an in depth understanding of the systems requirements and data drivers for each group. This is a great time to join Sense. With our new CEO, we're working together to finalise our new strategy and in HR we're right at the start of some really exciting projects. We are currently working on raising the profile of Sense as an employer, increasing ways to engage with our workforce, rationalising our HRIS and payroll systems, enhancing our leadership and management development offer and much more. We'll encourage you to work closely with our People Partners and HR team in Birmingham and London to grow your network in the not for profit sector. About you Ideally CIPD qualified, you'll need to have a proven track record in leading the review of business processes and in implementing large scale HR systems changes. You'll need to understand the challenges our different customer groups face and the people data and insights they are likely to need. You'll be an innovative and resilient leader able to drive real change and make a difference to the people we support. 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: Sunday 17 February 2019 Interview date: Monday 25 February 2019 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 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Full time
Sense has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to join our small but busy team as a Senior HR Advisor. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week at our new centre TouchBase Pears in Selly Oak Birmingham. Title: Senior HR Advisor Reference number: 43114 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £28,000 - £30,000 per annum About the role This is a varied role that will see the successful candidate actively involved in a wide range of HR functions across the organisation. You will take a lead role in analysing data from a range of employee issues, produce reports and support on major projects. In addition, you will be the first point of contact for our Retail and Charity teams, offering support and guidance on a range of HR matters, policies, and procedures. You will also assume line management responsibilities for a small team of Advisors and Administrators in the absence of the HR People Partner/Advice Team Manager. About you Our ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified with a proven, up to date knowledge of case law, employment law and best practice. You will have experience of a wealth of HR processes including the writing and implementation of new policy. We are looking for a confident, approachable communicator with a customer focused attitude who is able to build strong relationships with managers across the organisation. You will be IT literate and have experience using the full Microsoft Office suite and HR databases. If you're creative, focused and able to work well both independently and as part of a team, we'd love to hear from you. 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: Sunday 24 February 2019 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 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
Feb 13, 2019
Sense has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to join our small but busy team as a Senior HR Advisor. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week at our new centre TouchBase Pears in Selly Oak Birmingham. Title: Senior HR Advisor Reference number: 43114 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £28,000 - £30,000 per annum About the role This is a varied role that will see the successful candidate actively involved in a wide range of HR functions across the organisation. You will take a lead role in analysing data from a range of employee issues, produce reports and support on major projects. In addition, you will be the first point of contact for our Retail and Charity teams, offering support and guidance on a range of HR matters, policies, and procedures. You will also assume line management responsibilities for a small team of Advisors and Administrators in the absence of the HR People Partner/Advice Team Manager. About you Our ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified with a proven, up to date knowledge of case law, employment law and best practice. You will have experience of a wealth of HR processes including the writing and implementation of new policy. We are looking for a confident, approachable communicator with a customer focused attitude who is able to build strong relationships with managers across the organisation. You will be IT literate and have experience using the full Microsoft Office suite and HR databases. If you're creative, focused and able to work well both independently and as part of a team, we'd love to hear from you. 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: Sunday 24 February 2019 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. 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 Wakefield, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Contractor
Sense are currently recruiting for an MSI Consultant to cover the North Locality, based from our offices in Wakefield, or alternatively, home-based remote working will also be considered. Title: MSI Consultant Ref: 43121 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Wakefield or home-based in the North Locality Contract type: Fixed Term Salary: £37,241 - £40,623 per annum About the role This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months, though a part time position could be discussed with the right candidate. Our successful candidate will be expected to: Manage the caseload for our service in the North and develop the offer to children and young people to ensure it is relevant and effective in line with the team strategy. Provide management support for a team of two Children and Family Support Workers based in the North Locality, and be expected to provide professional support and development opportunities to ensure our offer is delivered. Develop links across local authorities in the North of England, identifying opportunities for joint work in order to promote understanding and service developments for the benefit of DB population. Skills and abilities Are you experienced in working with children or young people who have sensory impairments and / or complex and medical needs, and their families? Are you a skilled and engaging leader who is excited and passionate about developing the skills of a team to meet the needs of deafblind people locally and nationally? Do you possess insight and knowledge of the SEND system which would benefit CYP with sensory impairments and / or complex and medical needs, and their families? Are you able to undertake assessment that focuses on the whole-child's needs and on what they can rather than can't do? If the answer is yes to one or more of these then we are particularly keen to hear from you. We are looking for experienced practitioners with Mandatory Qualifications or relevant experience of working with children and young people with multi-sensory impairment or single sensory impairment and additional complex needs. This role will require travel across the locality and occasionally nationally; as such, a full UK driving licence is desirable. In return we offer specialist training and support to enable professional development, opportunity to join the company pension scheme and enhanced family benefits, and in addition a company car if eligible. This is an opportunity to work with highly talented, diverse and supportive colleagues who are passionate about supporting children and young people with MSI and their families. Closing date: Sunday 3 March 2019 Interview date: Thursday 14 March 2019 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 Stockport District, UK
Feb 09, 2019
Seasonal
Our teams change people's lives - could you? Sense have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Stockport on a casual (bank) basis. Our casual arrangements are very flexible and can fit around your life. We are looking for people with a wide range of availability including days, evenings and weekends. Specialist Support Worker (Children) Ref: 43102 Hours: Casual Location: Stockport Contract type: Casual Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour About the role Working as part of the 'Get Out There' Group, you will provide support for children and young people who have a variety of disabilities, including autism, who live at home with their families. You will work one to one with a young person to develop their communication and life skills, helping them grow in confidence and independence. This will include: helping with personal care, assisting participation in various activities both at Sense social groups and within the local area, and providing short periods of respite for families and carers. 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 and weekends. 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. Closing date: Monday 18 February 2019 Interview date: Wednesday 27 February 2019 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 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.