Job Vacancy: Communication Support Worker

Hours: Bank work/ Flexible hours

Hourly rate: £10.53- £13.80 depending on experience

Location: Dorset (Bournemouth and Poole area)

 

We are looking to recruit a bank Communication Support Worker on a zero-hour contract to deliver British Sign Language (BSL) independent living and education support to Deaf clients throughout Bournemouth and Poole.

 

About the Role

This post requires you to provide communication support to Deaf people in their home, the local community and in education establishments. You will be required to lone work in the community, travel independently to a variety of job locations and to liaise with other communication and health care professionals.

 

This role would suit a flexible, enthusiastic individual who is looking to get involved with the Deaf community and develop their BSL. DCS is in a period of growth and as the demand for support increases successful applicants may be offered more permanent opportunities.

 

Support Worker requirements:

BSL Level 3 (working towards may be considered)

Experience of working with a variety of people who are D/deaf or with hearing loss. 

Experience of working in social care/ support work

Competency in English, Maths and IT 

Full driving licence and transport

Have an ability to work flexibly as part of a team as well as work alone and use own initiative.

 

Why work for us:

We are a small and friendly local team that supports Deaf people with a wide range of communication needs to gain access to information and promote their independence. You will be provided with regular supervision, holiday pay and training when required.

 

 

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

For more information on this post or to apply please contact:

stef@deafcommunication.co.uk