Support Worker for the Hearing Impaired, Central Bedfordshire

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The Harlington Area Schools TrustCentral Bedfordshire
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Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,138-£22,658 FTE (37 hours), actual salary £15,376 - £17,300
Contract term: Permanent


NJC Level 4, points 21-25, 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Harlington Area Schools Trust (HAST) is looking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic and qualified nursery nurse to join the Hearing Impairment Team to take up the position of Support Worker for the Hearing Impaired. This is an exciting newly identified position so would suit someone who would enjoy the challenge of helping to develop a new family supportive role within an existing and successful Hearing Impairment Team.

As part of your induction programme you will be based at HAST’s Toddington St George C of E School HI provision supporting in the nursery and lower school provisions; this will include deaf awareness and hearing technology training. Following a suitable time period you will start accompanying HAST’s specialist pre-school Teacher of the Deaf on home visits leading eventually to an individual caseload.

A Level 3 NNEB/CACHE Certificate in Childcare and Education, sign language skills at a minimum BSL Level 1 and minimum GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) English and Maths are essential requirements, as is a clean driving licence. Experience of working with hearing impaired students is desirable. This post is for up to 32.5 hours a week term time only.

For an information pack and application form please contact:
Catherine Bianco, HAST Business Manager, Room 15, Wrest Park Enterprise Centre, Building 52 Wrest Park, Silsoe. Beds, MK45 4HR Tel: 01525 306942 Email:

Appointments will be subject to HAST’s safeguarding procedures, with references taken up and a Disclosure and Barring Scheme certificate required.

Closing Date: 12pm on Thursday 4 January 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 16 January 2018

Working with Central Bedfordshire Council

Registered Office: c/o Harlington Upper School, Goswell End Road, Harlington, Dunstable, Bedfordshire. LU5 6NX

Registration Number: 06664132. Registered Charity Number: 1129708

c/o Harlington Upper School,
Goswell End Road,
Tel: 01525 751285

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