Communication Support Workers (for the Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired)
Tamworth, Torc, Lichfield and Rodbaston Campuses
£14.07 to £15.37 per hour
Post Ref: HR1718-63
The Learning Support team at South Staffordshire College require several communication support workers to provide British Sign Language (BSL) support for hearing impaired and deaf learners and Unified English Braille (UEB) support for visually impaired learners to fully access and partake in their study programme.
These exciting and challenging roles are an opportunity to motivate and encourage learners to embrace their differences and to help them develop their skills and confidence to work more independently in preparation for adulthood and working life.
The successful candidates will have at least Level 3 British Sign Language qualification or contracted (grade 2) braille and experience of supporting young adults, preferably in an education setting.
You will be an excellent communicator, committed and enthusiastic with a natural ability to inspire learners to recognise and achieve their aspirations.
Closing date: Friday 19 January 2018
Interview date: Thursday 01 February 2018
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South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.
This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.
Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44