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Communications Support Worker (CSW)

Derby CollegeDerby

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (part-time hours available).

£20,580 per annum pro rata (actual salary £16,973 per annum).

DCG is recruiting to its expanding "OFSTED Outstanding" Inclusion and Support Team, offering a wide range of support to students across all College sites and is seeking a number of Communication Support Workers to join its busy Deaf Access team.

Deaf Access is a well-established team of highly skilled and experienced CSWs and Sign Language Interpreters who provide communication support to Deaf students within the College and local community.  We also operate a communication support agency providing communication support to Deaf people in Derby and the surrounding areas. 

Successful applicants will need to work from a socially inclusive perspective and be able to provide inclusive person-centred communication support to students on study programmes across all sites, thus improving retention and achievement.

If you have not already achieved BSL Level 3 you must be willing and able to do so. Applicants with BSL Level 2 or those seeking part-time hours are welcome to apply.

If you wish to discuss the role prior to applying please contact Lisa Peacock, Team Manager – Inclusion, Deaf Access and Funding, on 07973 932813.

Closing date for applications is 7 January 2022

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