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Community Support Worker 

Location: Durham  
Salary: £18,133 per annum 

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week  
Contract Length: Fixed -term until 31 March 2022

We are seeking a committed individual to join our small and friendly team in Durham to support our service users who are Deaf, Deafened & Hard of Hearing with their on-going development and maintenance of independent living in their homes (and where appropriate) the wider community, by giving appropriate support and using advice networks.

As part of the role you will be working in partnership with the service user, their family, and professional services to ensure service user’s needs are met by following support plans, ensuring case notes are read and regularly reviewed as well as being part of the rota to cover the drop in service at various locations in Durham.

To be successful ideally you will have healthcare / support work background and have previous experience of working with the deaf community. It is essential that you can communicate using British Sign Language skills to a level 2 standard and be able to travel across County Durham therefore access to a car is essential for this post.

We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace and we are committed to wellbeing, promoting hybrid working, offering generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, and 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:  22nd October 2021 
Interview date: 1st November2021


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.