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Location: Leeds
Salary: £20,540 pro-rata
Hours: 18 hours per week
Contract Length: Permanent 

We provide a high quality, community based service to people who have a sensory loss e.g. Adults and young people aged 16+ who are Deaf, hearing impaired, sight impaired or severely sight impaired, deafblind or have acquired dual sensory loss.

To apply for this, you will:

  • have British Sign Language skills to level 3,
  • be able to provide a person centred service, provide information and advice on a range of topics using BSL and other appropriate modes of communication. 
  • be able to manage a complex caseloads, undertake assessments and re-assessments, and provide a range of housing related interventions, promote independent living by advising, informing and referring on behalf of service users assisting them  to access universal credits, housing welfare, and personal independent payments.

You will have experience of working with people who have a sensory loss, and excellent communication, IT and administration skills are required for this post. 

We are committed to flexible working and offer generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, flexible TOIL scheme. We invest generously in training and development programmes, providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign language skills.

Closing date: Sunday, 19th September 2021
Interview date: 30th September.


Please complete our online application form. Alternatively, you can download our application form in Microsoft Word and complete it before you send it to jobs@bid.org.uk

Contact us if you need further information or support.

All posts are subject to DBS Checks. BID serves a diverse community and we seek to develop a workforce which reflects this.