Staffordshire County Council

Communication Support Workers

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
  £12.20 – £14.02 per hour
Posted
02 Nov 2021
Closes
31 Jan 2022
Job Ref
REC002259
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Zero hours
Hours
Part-Time

Communication Support Workers

Salary:  £12.20 – £14.02 per hour

Hours vary depending on availability and demand - Zero Hours Contract

Location:      Support required throughout Staffordshire in further education and community settings.  Office base is Staffordshire Place 2, Stafford (Centre for mileage as agreed)

 

Required for:  Mainly term-time working

 

We are looking to appoint Communication Support Workers to work within the ASSIST team to provide curriculum access, support and empower people with a sensory loss/Autism Spectrum condition in educational and community settings and be involved in all areas of the curriculum.  Hours will vary.  There is a particular focus supporting people with sign language communication needs within the community in Staffordshire and would therefore particularly welcome applicants who have Level 2 British Sign Language (and above) or equivalent.

 

 

 

You will be required to use a variety of methods and skills to ensure students/clients who have a hearing or vision impairment or an autism spectrum condition have access to information and empowered as required.  Students/clients will be over 16 years of age and require support in a variety of subjects; in educational and community settings.  Training, supervision and feedback will be provided.  

 

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position is subject to an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing Date: this is a rolling advert**
Interview Date: **

Please note: **The manager will be reviewing candidates on a regular basis and where applicable calling them for interview.  If the positions are filled, then the advert will close.

If you have any questions about the roles please contact: assist@staffordshire.gov.uk

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.