Sense

Sense Wakefield, UK
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Team Leader (Social Care) at our service in Wakefield. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week within a day service. Team Leader (Social Care) Ref: 43205 Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) Location: Wakefield Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £17,500 per annum About the role The Team leader will need to manage the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people with sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person. You will assist the manager in the running of the service including co-ordinating and supervising the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained. About you The successful candidate will need to demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings. You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation. 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 29 April 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. No agencies please
Sense Wakefield, UK
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone's life? Sense has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Specialist Support Worker in Wakefield. Title: Specialist Support Workers Ref: 43206 Hours: Various part time and casual roles, up to 30 hours per week. Location: Wakefield Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £8.21 - £8.50 per hour About the role We have a number of flexible, permanent, part time roles available working up to 30 hours per week paid at £8.50 per hour 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. 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 £8.21. 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: Monday 29 April 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
Apr 18, 2019
The HR Team at Sense is looking to recruit an experienced recruiter to support our internal charity and retail customer groups. Based at Touchbase Pears our newly built state of the art centre in Selly Oak, you'll take the lead for providing an end to end recruitment service to recruiting managers across the business. Title: Recruitment Specialist: Charity and Retail Reference number: 43220 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum About the role As a specialist Recruiter, you will work need to develop an in depth understanding of the recruiting requirements and challenges of your customers and provide advice, guidance and support so that they attract and select the best possible candidates. This is a great time to join Sense. With our new CEO, we have just launched 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, so our successful candidate will need to be able to regularly travel to our King's Cross and Crayford offices in London. About you Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards a CIPD qualification, you'll need to have a proven track record in leading a high volume recruitment function that works across sectors. You'll need to understand the challenges our different customer groups face. You'll be highly motivated, resilient and committed to making 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: Monday 29 April 2019 Interview date: Tuesday 7 May 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
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
As the Sous Chef 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. Sous Chef Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £19,500 per annum About the role Our café serves the people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. 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. 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. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings and some Saturdays, is essential. About you The successful candidate will have experience as a chef in a café or restaurant, and be confident and skilled enough to ensure that the standard of food and service in the café and at catered events is outstanding at all times. You will have; The ability to work on your own or as a team, cooking a range of tasty food from scratch, and presenting it attractively. Experience and/or a qualification as a chef and will have the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. The ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods. Hold a food hygiene qualification. 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. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings and some Saturdays, is essential. 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. 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. 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 6 May 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 on Website' 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 information is available on our website. Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. No agencies please.
Sense Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
The HR Team at Sense is looking to recruit an experienced recruiter to support our internal charity and retail customer groups. Based at Touchbase Pears our newly built state of the art centre in Selly Oak, you'll take the lead for providing an end to end recruitment service to recruiting managers across the business. Title: Recruitment Specialist: Charity and Retail Reference number: 43220 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum About the role As a specialist Recruiter, you will work need to develop an in depth understanding of the recruiting requirements and challenges of your customers and provide advice, guidance and support so that they attract and select the best possible candidates. This is a great time to join Sense. With our new CEO, we have just launched 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, so our successful candidate will need to be able to regularly travel to our King's Cross and Crayford offices in London. About you Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards a CIPD qualification, you'll need to have a proven track record in leading a high volume recruitment function that works across sectors. You'll need to understand the challenges our different customer groups face. You'll be highly motivated, resilient and committed to making 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: Monday 29 April 2019 Interview date: Tuesday 7 May 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
Apr 18, 2019
As the Sous Chef 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. Sous Chef Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £19,500 per annum About the role Our café serves the people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. 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. 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. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings and some Saturdays, is essential. About you The successful candidate will have experience as a chef in a café or restaurant, and be confident and skilled enough to ensure that the standard of food and service in the café and at catered events is outstanding at all times. You will have; The ability to work on your own or as a team, cooking a range of tasty food from scratch, and presenting it attractively. Experience and/or a qualification as a chef and will have the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. The ability to communicate with a wide variety of people and an interest in learning new communication methods. Hold a food hygiene qualification. 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. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings and some Saturdays, is essential. 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. 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. 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 6 May 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 on Website' 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 information is available on our website. Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. No agencies please.
Sense Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Apr 16, 2019
Full time
Are you caring and creative? Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world? Title: Specialist Support Worker Reference number: 43217 Hours: Various full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: South Birmingham Contract type: Permanent, Casual, Fixed Term Salary: £8.50 per hour 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 have a number of full and part time roles available, detailed below. We are looking to recruit people to be based in one of the following areas: Edgbaston - Day and Night roles working up to 37.5 hours per week. Kings Heath - Day role working 37.5 hours per week (Fixed Term until February 2020). Selly Oak - Day roles working up to 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. 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. You can find out more on our website about working at Sense as a Support Worker, and see why our current team love their roles. 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: Sunday 28 April 2019 Interview date: Tuesday 7 May 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 Birmingham, UK
Apr 16, 2019
Full time
We have a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Children and Family Support Worker, working with families across the Midlands area. This is a part time vacancy, working 30 hours per week on a permanent contract. Children and Family Support Worker (Driver Essential) Ref: 43216 Hours: 30 hours per week, part time Location: Midlands Area Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £23,500 per annum (pro rata) About the role The successful candidate will provide a professional, coordinated model of support to children and young people who have a range of sensory impairments and complex communication needs. This will involve working with colleagues to offer a range of accessible events and activities, as well as family support on an individual basis. You will work as part of a team that covers all local authorities within the Midlands area including Stoke on Trent, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Birmingham. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible. About you Experience of working with disabled children or young people, including those with sensory impairments, is essential. You should hold a diploma in Childcare and Education, NNEB or equivalent Level 3 qualification. A sound knowledge of child protection processes is also required, as well as the skills necessary to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should also have strong IT and administrative skills to support yourself in 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 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 13 May 2019 Interview date: Friday 24 May 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 on Website' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website. Sense is 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 Heath, Chesterfield S44, UK
Apr 16, 2019
Full time
Are you confident, patient and understanding? Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone's life? Specialist Support Worker Hours: Various full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: North Birmingham and West Bromwich Contract type: Permanent, Casual Salary: £8.50 per hour 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 North of Birmingham. We have a number of full and part time roles available, detailed below. We are looking to recruit people to be based in one of the following areas: Kingstanding - Day and Night roles working up to 37.5 hours per week. West Bromwich - Night roles working 35 hours per week. Erdington - Day and Night roles working up to 37.5 hours per week. Sandwell - Day roles working 18 hours per week. Edgbaston - Day and Night roles working up to 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. 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. 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. 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: Sunday 28 April 2019 Interview date: Tuesday 7 May 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 Selly Oak, Birmingham B29, UK
Apr 16, 2019
Full time
As the 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. Our café serves people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. Title: Catering Assistant Reference number: 43213 Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £16,000 per annum About the role This is a full time role, working in the café and serving catering at events and assisting with simple food preparation as needed. You will ensure that the standard of service in the café and at catered events is outstanding at all times and provide a warm welcome to all. You will play your part in ensuring environmental health standards are met to a high standard and that the café and kitchen environment always looks attractive, and is clean and tidy, washing up and cleaning as needed. 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. About you You will have experience of a front-facing role in a catering environment and the ability to work with enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. You will already hold a food hygiene qualification and will be confident with basic food prep and other kitchen processes to support our Chefs as needed. 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. An ability to work flexible hours including regular early mornings, some evenings, and 2-3 Saturdays per month, is essential. About us For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. 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 22 April 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 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 Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Apr 16, 2019
We have a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Children and Family Support Worker, working with families across the Midlands area. This is a part time vacancy, working 30 hours per week on a permanent contract. Children and Family Support Worker (Driver Essential) Ref: 43216 Hours: 30 hours per week, part time Location: Midlands Area Contract type: Permanent Salary: Circa £23,500 per annum (pro rata) About the role The successful candidate will provide a professional, coordinated model of support to children and young people who have a range of sensory impairments and complex communication needs. This will involve working with colleagues to offer a range of accessible events and activities, as well as family support on an individual basis. You will work as part of a team that covers all local authorities within the Midlands area including Stoke on Trent, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Birmingham. A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible. About you Experience of working with disabled children or young people, including those with sensory impairments, is essential. You should hold a diploma in Childcare and Education, NNEB or equivalent Level 3 qualification. A sound knowledge of child protection processes is also required, as well as the skills necessary to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should also have strong IT and administrative skills to support yourself in 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 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 13 May 2019 Interview date: Friday 24 May 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 on Website' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website. Sense is 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
Apr 15, 2019
Full time
Are you confident, patient and understanding? Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone's life? Specialist Support Worker Hours: Various full time, part time and casual opportunities Location: North Birmingham and West Bromwich..... click apply for full job details
Sense Birmingham, UK
Apr 15, 2019
Full time
As the 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. Our café serves people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location. Title: Catering Assistant Reference number: 43213..... click apply for full job details