Outreach Support Worker – SignHealth
Location: Bowfell Road, Manchester
Salary: £10.30 Per Hour
Hours: 37 Hours per Week
Closing Date: 18 April 2022
Interview Date: 21 and 22 April 2022
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 recruiting for a permanent Outreach 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.
The successful candidate will be a woman* and have a minimum of Level 2 British Sign Language.
* The requirement for this role to be female-only is an Occupational Requirement to achieve a Legitimate Aim in the personal welfare or educational services field within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010.
We are looking for an independent, dynamic, compassionate and hardworking individual who is able to support individuals who are living in our community to help them become as independent as possible. You will provide support to individuals both in the community and in a residential care home.
As a Support Worker you will undertake a range of tasks which include working closely with our clients developing supportive relationships, supporting clients in independent skills, emotional support, developing personalised plans and ensuring a professional service is maintained.
You will liaise with statutory authorities to fully access new referrals and review, social workers and other professionals. The work you will carry out is interesting, challenging and rewarding.
Due to the nature of this position you will need to 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 clients, it’s about you too.
Being a SignHealth employee you will also receive:
- 25 Days of Annual Leave, pro rata for Part Time staff
- 2 Wellbeing days, 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
- 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. We positively encourage applications from Deaf people and we will support all applicants along the journey of our recruitment process.
To apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV.