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Intervention Worker (Hard of Hearing)

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £21,867 per annum, negotiable dependent on experience
Hours: Full time, 37 hours.

We are seeking a Hard of Hearing Intervention Worker to join our Employment team to deliver high quality one to one pre- and post-employment support and mentoring to our inactive and unemployed service users who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

As part of the role, you will be required to support the service user’s progression using a mix of holistic support, challenge and mentoring techniques, keeping a focus on achieving sustainable employment and/or training/education at all times. Liaising with partner agencies to deliver a joined up offer. Maintain up to date records of action planning and support provided and report on monitoring information.

To be successful for this post, you will have the experience and understanding of working with people with Hard of Hearing  and their barriers to employment, sound knowledge of hearing equipment and partner agencies, safeguarding and GDPR. You will have proven experience of engaging successfully with Hard of Hearing client groups using a variety of methods including social media, links with equipment or audiology services, or having worked for a sensory charity specialising in hard of hearing engagement.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent, CV, application form and case note writing skills as well as good communication and IT skills are essential to the role.

Ideally you hold an NVQ Level 3 Coach/Mentor or NVQ Level 3 or 4 Information Advice qualification or be able to demonstrate the capacity to work at this level. BSL Level 2 is an advantage but not essential.

Full-time/ part-time hours are considered.

Closing date: Tuesday 19th January 2021

Interview date: Friday 22nd January

To apply, you can complete our application form online or download our application form or contact jobs@bid.org.uk

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