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Housing Support Worker – SignHealth

Contract Type: 12 Month Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary:  £9.07 Per hour
Hours: 19.25 Hours Per Week, you will be expected to work a variety of different shifts which will also include, day, evening and sleep in shifts and weekends.

As well as this you will be expected to work some bank holidays.

Closing Date: 18th August 2021         Interview Date: 23rd August 2021

SignHealth are a passionate and unique Deaf led charity, committed to creating a future where there are no barriers to good health and well-being for Deaf people.

Do you have the ability to communicate in British Sign Language?

Do you have knowledge of the deaf community and mental health issues?

Do you have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or the care certificate?

Here at SignHealth we are currently recruiting for a Permanent Support Worker to join us in taking on the exciting challenge of providing high quality health and social care support to Deaf individuals, many of whom who have mental health conditions.

We are looking for an independent, dynamic, compassionate and hardworking individual who is able to support individual residents who are living in the home to help them become as independent as possible.

As a Support Worker you will undertake a range of tasks which include working closely with our residents developing supportive relationships, supporting residents in independent skills, emotional support, developing personalised plans and ensuring a professional service is maintained.

Due to the nature of this position you will need to have a minimum of level 2 British Sign Language, understand the importance of sensitive data and storing data in line with GDPR regulations, care regulations and the CQC.

If you have knowledge of safeguarding, working with young people, adults at risk or adults in crisis under your belt this would be helpful too– but not essential.

Why choose SignHealth?


We will work alongside you during your career with SignHealth to maximise your full potential with Training and Development to help you become the best you!

Working with your Line Manager you will receive an in depth induction to give you great insight into our charity and what we do.

Join our learning pathway with BSL, we offer paid Training and Development to further your BSL knowledge!

Wellbeing is the heart of everything we do! It’s not just about our residents, it’s about you too.

Being a SignHealth employee you will also receive:

  • 25 Days of Annual Leave, pro rata for Part Time staff
  • 5 Days per year of paid Study Leave
  • Long Service Annual Leave Rewards
  • Free of Charge DBS Certificate
  • Sick Pay (After passed probation)
  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Interest free bicycle loan to travel to work (Dependent of role location)

Let’s get you onboard to start your SignHealth Journey!

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you. Applications are strongly welcome from people who can use British Sign Language.

To apply, please contact Sue Pentith – with your CV and Supporting Statement.

For this post, the below checks will be carried out prior to employment:

  • Enhanced DBS Checks
  • Satisfactory reference checks: receipt of employment references which cover the last 5 years.
  • Evidence of Covid-19 Vaccination’s (Both doses)
  • Evidence of Right to work in the UK