Lunchtime Assistant - Pinchbeck

7.57 - 7.71 GBP Hourly + GBP7.57 - GBP7.71 per hour
05 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Lunchtime Assistant to work 10 hours per week at Glenside Resource Centre in Pinchbeck, Spalding, on a permanent contract. This position will require you to work 2 hours per day, Monday to Friday.

As a Lunchtime Assistant you will support the smooth running of lunch times within the centre. You will prepare lunches for individuals, ensuring that their dietary requirements are met and preparation guidelines are followed, whilst also helping colleagues and ensuring that the environment is kept clean and safe. You will also play an active part in assisting with individuals personal care and supporting them during the lunch time period.

You'll be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to.

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.

Glenside Resource Centre supports individuals (18+), many of whom have complex needs, learning disabilities and multi-sensory impairments, to participate in activities within the resource centre and the surrounding community. These activities are varied and include Rebound Therapy, swimming, music, communication and life skills. We work to provide stimulating, enjoyable sessions which enable and empower the individuals. You can find out more about the Centre here

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.

About you

You'll be a supportive person who is able to communicate well with a wide range of people. You'll be willing to learn new skills such as British Sign Language which we will support you with.

Prior experience in this type of role isn't necessary as you'll receive a thorough induction and be supported to learn new skills by your manager and fellow team members.