Community Support Officer (CSO) – Deafness Support Network

Maternity Cover – 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Salary £18,740 per annum
37 hours per week
Covering Cheshire, Flintshire & Wrexham

We are looking for a CSO to provide maternity cover for a period of 12 months.

In this post you’ll be assessing clients’ needs & putting together Support Plans which enable & empower people with a hearing loss to live as independently as possible. Support may be around managing their tenancy, budgeting, life skills & supporting them in accessing local services. You will be visiting clients in their own homes or providing support within any one of our offices.

The ability to communicate in British Sign Language is essential to this role, therefore you should hold a BSL Level 2 certificate as a minimum standard, or have equivalent experience.

As part of your role you will be required to complete relevant assessment paperwork & adhere to the quality & standards set out by DSN & associated contracts.

This position will involve regular travel throughout Cheshire, Flintshire & Wrexham, therefore a full driving licence & own transport are essential to the role.

This is a wonderful opportunity to become part of a specialist team. To find out more about the position, please download a job description & submit an application form via the website http://www.dsnonline.co.uk/vacancies/

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide two satisfactory employment references prior to starting.

We Offer:

24 days holiday (plus 8 days Bank Holiday entitlement), Company Sick Pay, Contributory pension scheme*, Training & Development Opportunities, Cycle to Work Scheme*, Gym Membership* & more! (*subject to qualifying criteria).

Closing Date for applications: Friday 22nd February 2019 @ 10am.

The company’s headquarters and registered office is Deafness Support Network, 144 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 5HH. Cheshire Deaf Society Registered Charity No. 506791. A company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. Registered in England No. 1323762.