Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time
Interview date: Monday 29 March 2021
About the role
Sense has a great opportunity for a passionate individual to join our team as a Children and Family Support Worker, working with families at our centre in Woodside, Bristol. This is a part time vacancy, working 22.5 hours per week.
The successful candidate will provide a professional, coordinated model of support to children and young people who are deafblind and their families. This will involve working with colleagues to offer a range of accessible events and activities, as well as family support on an individual basis.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
Key skills and experience
-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.
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.
Go to our website https://jobs.sense.org.uk/vacancies/6049/children_and_family_support_worker/?feedid:114175
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**Please note that the role is referred to as MSI Practitioner internally**