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Senior Sensory Impaired Assessor

Contract: Permanent 
Closing date: Flexible  
Interview date: TBC

We are recruiting for a Senior Sensory Impairment Assessor  to join our Leeds Sensory Services to provide high quality support to our service users who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, Deafblind, and 16+ and live within the area of Leeds.

As part of the role you will:

  • Offer information, advice, and guidance on a range of topics using appropriate communication methods
  • Carry out strengths-based assessments, support plan and risk assessment with service users including and where appropriate their carers/family members. To work in the community which includes a person’s home when needed
  • Undertake risk assessment and report safeguarding concerns without delay in accordance with BID’s safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Promote independent living by referring people to access universal credits, personal independence payments (PIP), housing welfare

To be successful for this post, you will have the following experience:

  • Working with people with sensory disabilities (Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind)
  • Undertaking needs-led assessments
  • Providing Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Strong IT skills
  • You will be willing to learn British Sign Language up to Level 3

Apply now

To apply for this role, you can email your CV to us with a supporting statement, apply online or complete our application form and email this to us. If you are Deaf, we welcome applications in BSL. Find out more here.