Our varied roles

Sense employs more than 2,200 workers in a wide variety of job roles, specialities and professions.

A woman assisting a boy with an arts projectWe actively encourage applications from people who have life experience and values that are aligned to Sense’s values. If appointed we will support you to get the relevant skills and experience and provide the appropriate training and development. 

Sense has work bases in people’s homes, the community, in shops, day centres and offices across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. So an opportunity within Sense may be closer than you think!

Find out more about a small selection of the roles available at Sense below, you can also view the profiles of some of our team and why they enjoy their role, supporting people and working at Sense.

Support Worker

An older and younger woman smiling and preparing to go outsideOur Support Workers support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. These roles are based in a variety of settings including accommodation, the community and day centres. Find out more about what it is like to work as a Support Worker at Sense from the profiles of Christopher, Dawn, Emma, Paul and Rick.

Read about Support Worker Christopher (PDF)

Read about Support Worker Dawn (PDF)

Read about Support Worker Emma (PDF)

Read about Support Worker Paul (PDF)

Read about Support Worker Rick (PDF)

Communicator Guide

Our Communicator Guides support the individual to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. They are there to act as the eyes and ears of the individual – to make sure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely, using the right kind of guiding technique.

Read about Communicator Guide Diane (PDF)

Team Leader

A woman, smiling in front of a painted wallOur Team Leaders support individuals to develop valuable, relevant life skills and experience a wide range of educational, recreational and leisure pursuits. You will contribute to the planning, development and implementation of sessions as well as maintaining the area as a safe and functional learning and living environment.

Read about Team Leader Sandra (PDF)

Read about Team Leader Steve (PDF)

Registered Manager

Our Registered Managers provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will be a frontline supervisor, to effectively manage a rota and maintain a team of appropriately trained staff.

Read about Registered Manager Errol (PDF)

Read about Registered Manager Jay (PDF)

Current vacancies

View our current vacancies

First published: Thursday 31 May 2012
Updated: Monday 7 August 2017