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Sense

Its an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we are expanding and now have an opportunity for an Educational Support Worker in Bristol.

Could you be an Educational Support Worker?

Its an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we are expanding and now have an opportunity for an Educational Support Worker in Bristol.

This is a part time role, the working pattern can be agreed with the successful applicant, but will most likely consist of 2 or 3 days working 7.5 hours per day term time only, the hours are dictated by the schooling plan in place for individual you support. This is a fixed term contract until 31st July 2023. There is an option for you to support our school holiday club outside of term time. You will work using a variety of community settings as a classroom. The main purpose of your role is to support one child to be as involved as possible in every part of their day to day lives so that they can be full and active members of society. You will work closely with the individual, teachers and family to achieve the outcomes identified in their Education, Health and Care Plan..

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
Free DBS Check
Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme)
Free access to over 100 online and face to face training
On-going development opportunities
Flexible working and family friendly policies
Employee referral scheme
Health and well-being support
Pension Scheme
Discount scheme
Your duties can include:

Day to day activities led by the needs and aspirations of the people / person you’ll be supporting.
supporting the Children’s Hub Manager in the delivery of our Holiday Short Breaks provision.
Supporting and overseeing staff and taking the lead in the delivery of the scheme.
Full job specification is attached below.

Provider Details:

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.

About you:

Your required skills and experiences:

Teaching Assistant / Caring / Support Worker experience in a personal / voluntary / professional capacity.
Experience of working independently as well as in a team setting.
Willing and able to accompany/participate in leisure activities of the person’s choice.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.sense.org.uk.