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Relief Community Support Worker - BSL Signer

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 through to encourage and promote independent living within their homes and in the community. 

As part of the 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 able to communicate to 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.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st March, 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed.

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

Job description and person specification for Relief Community Support Worker

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