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Relief  Community Support Worker

Location: Durham 
Salary: £9.21 per hour 
Hours: As and when required 

We are seeking a committed individual to provide community support to our Deaf female client in the County Durham area. The successful applicant will provide personalised support to our sensory impaired client in accordance with their individual support plans to encourage and promote independent living within their homes and in the community.

As part of your role you will support the client with a range of activities that require support ( this list is not exhaustive):

  • Communicate through British Sign Language 
  • To escort out into the community using public transport 
  • To visit places of interest 
  • Attending social events within the community 

To be successful for the role you will have a good understanding of disabilities including hearing impairment, sight impairment, deafblind and physical disabilities, being able to communicate at a BSL Level 2 standard. Experience in providing support to vulnerable people, following personalised individual support plans. Having /having access to a vehicle is an advantage but not essential. Please note, activities would only take place once the COVID-19 is under control following Government guidelines. This is a relief post as and when required.

If you are Deaf or hard of hearing and would like support to apply for this post please contact employment@bid.org.uk.

Closing date: 25th January 2021

Interview date: 1TBC

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


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